Monday 27 May 2024

TopRail Experiences: Connecting the world through extraordinary rail journeys –Twilight Express Mizukaze and Train Suite Shiki-Shima Embark on an unforgettable journey with the JR Group’s Cruise Trains

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JR East and JR West, two major members of the Japan Railways Group, have been running their remarkable cruise trains since 2017. These luxurious and meticulously designed trains, the Train Suite Shiki Shima by JR East and the Twilight Express Mizukaze by JR West promise to take passengers on extraordinary voyages through the captivating landscapes and cultural treasures of Japan.

Starting with JR East’s Train Suite Shiki-Shima, this magnificent train offers passengers a distinctive range of experiences to immerse themselves in Japan’s stunning countryside, the local community-rooted industries, and the vibrant regional cultures that thrive in day-to-day life. With a focus on providing a unique train travel experience, JR East’s themed trains take passengers on an enriching journey filled with discoveries and idyllic scenery that are truly exclusive to this mode of transport. Explore the hidden gems of Japan with the Train Suite Shiki Shima and create memories that will last a lifetime. For more information, please visit JR East’s official website at

Moving on to JR West’s Twilight Express Mizukaze, travellers are invited to indulge in the beauty of the traditional and unspoiled Japanese landscapes which crown the western region of the country. From the rich history and culture of Kyoto, Matsue, Izumo, and Miyajima to the breathtaking scenery found along the Sea of Japan, Mount Daisen, and the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, JR West showcases the allure of Japan’s beauty in a manner that combines the comfort of a luxury hotel with the charm of train travel. Lose yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes, savour the exquisite haute cuisine crafted by top-class chefs, appreciate the sophistication of the train’s well-appointed carriages, and marvel at the charming sights along the way. Prepare for an train journey like no other with the Twilight Express Mizukaze. For more details, visit JR West’s official website at

These rolling hotels from JR East and JR West epitomise luxury and style, providing passengers with an unparalleled travel experience that seamlessly blends comfort, elegance, and exploration. Whether you choose an experience upon the Train Suite Shiki-Shima or the Twilight Express Mizukaze, prepare to be captivated by the mesmerising landscapes, indulge in the finest culinary delights, and witness the beauty of Japan from the comfort of your train carriage.

The JR Group’s commitment to delivering exceptional journeys and showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Japan shines through these new cruise trains. Prepare to be whisked away on an unforgettable adventure that celebrates this remarkable country’s beauty, traditions, and allure. Get ready to embark on a fantastic voyage with JR East and JR West, where every moment promises to be extraordinary.

Please check the JR Group website for more details about the Train Suite Shiki-Shima and Twilight Express Mizukaze at

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