JOYFUL TRAINS

  • Joyful Trains
  • Joyful Trains
  • Joyful Trains
  • Joyful Trains
  • Joyful Trains
  • Joyful Trains

The Joyful Train lineup at JR EAST makes riding fun.
We are pushing the limits on train design to create a new way to travel.
Riding the train is no longer just about the destination but about how you get there.
Our Joyful Train lineup offers an exciting variety of services.
Call up your friends or family and plan a trip today.

  • GENBI SHINKANSEN
  • IZU CRAILE
  • TOHOKU EMOTION
  • Toreiyu Tsubasa
  • SL Ginga
  • SL Banetsu Monogatari
  • D51 498
  • C61 20
  • Resort Shirakami
  • POKÉMON with YOU Train
  • Resort Minori
  • Resort View Furusato
  • Kirakira Uetsu
  • Koshino Shu*Kura
  • FruiTea Fukukshima
  • Oykot

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  • GENBI SHINKANSEN
  • IZU CRAILE
  • TOHOKU EMOTION
  • Toreiyu Tsubasa
  • SL Ginga
  • SL Banetsu Monogatari
  • D51 498
  • C61 20
  • Resort Shirakami
  • POKÉMON with YOU Train
  • Resort Minori
  • Resort View Furusato
  • Kirakira Uetsu
  • Koshino Shu*Kura
  • FruiTea Fukukshima
  • Oykot

GENBI SHINKANSEN

GENBI SHINKANSEN

Each car of the GENBI SHINKANSEN features modern art created especially for the train by prominent artists. Enjoy the world's fastest art experience!

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GENBI SHINKANSEN

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IZU CRAILE

IZU CRAILE

Enjoy dining, a casual drink and conversation while gazing at the Izu scenery from this resort train. The unique food offerings are created using seasonal ingredients from Izu.

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IZU CRAILE

TOHOKU EMOTION

TOHOKU EMOTION

Enjoy a break from the daily grind on the TOHOKU EMOTION, taking you to new discoveries and experiences in Tohoku through design, cuisine and art.

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TOHOKU EMOTION

Toreiyu Tsubasa

Toreiyu Tsubasa

The first resort-style Shinkansen. On-board, enjoy delicious foods and alcoholic beverages from Yamagata Prefecture, and even take a footbath while gazing at the view out the window.

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the Toreiyu Tsubasa

SL Ginga

SL Ginga

The SL Ginga was inspired by the train in Kenji Miyazawa's novel "Night on the Galactic Railroad." In addition to an on-board planetarium, view the gallery based around Kenji Miyazaki.

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the SL Ginga

SL Banetsu Monogatari

SL Banetsu Monogatari

The kid-friendly observatory car is a great hit. Enjoy the wonderful views of nature while riding on the SL Banetsu Monogatari.

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the SL Banetsu Monogatari

D51 498

D51 498

This D51-model train has a powerful steam locomotive capable of carrying passengers along intervals with steep grades.

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the D51 498

C61 20

C61 20

The C61 20 is a large passenger locomotive produced after World War II to meet the increase in demand for passenger transportation.

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the C61 20

Resort Shirakami

Resort Shirakami

The Resort Shirakami runs along the Gono Line which winds around the base of the Shirakami Sanchi highlands, a World Heritage Site. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the windows.

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the Resort Shirakami

POKÉMON with YOU Train

POKÉMON with YOU Train

The car concept is "parents and children having fun with Pikachu together." Enjoy a fun outing with the lively Pikachu.

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the POKÉMON with YOU Train

Resort Minori

Resort Minori

Watch out the large windows as the fields and villages flow past, and enjoy the incredible scenery of Naruko Canyon.

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the Resort Minori

Resort View Furusato

Resort View Furusato

Along the line enjoy the panorama from Obasute Station on the Shinonoi Line, counted as having one of the three greatest train views in Japan, and the wonderful views of the mountains, the fields and the lake of Azumino.

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the Resort View Furusato

Kirakira Uetsu

Kirakira Uetsu

The train is equipped with special projection mapping equipment that displays the sightseeing highlights along the route. Enjoy the incredible views of the coastline over conversation and perhaps a drink.

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the Kirakira Uetsu

Koshino Shu*Kura

Koshino Shu*Kura

The Koshino Shu*Kura was built around the concept of sake, and Niigata Prefecture is the king of locally brewed sakes. Enjoy Niigata sake and local foods with the window views for dessert.

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the Koshino Shu*Kura

FruiTea Fukushima

FruiTea Fukushima

Created on the concept of a traveling café, the FruiTea Fukushima features desserts and beverages uniquely crafted from fruit and other products of Fukushima Prefecture.

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the FruiTea Fukushima

Oykot

Oykot

This train was created around the idea of a typical Japanese village to bring comfort and relaxation to everyone who boards.

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the Oykot

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