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Stunning photos of Japan's luxurious, superfast train

Last updated on: March 27, 2012 16:34 IST

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Japan is famous for having superfast trains, and Narita Express is no exception.

The train connects Narita International Airport with major urban areas in and around Tokyo, including Tokyo, Shinagawa, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and Yokohama. With the convenience of N'EX, there are no more stressful transfers.

It takes you from the airport to the Tokyo Station in less than 53 minutes.

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Narita Express E259 series train at the platform of Shinagawa Station in Tokyo, Japan.

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The interior of the First Class carriage (Green car), which has leather-covered seats, is seen on the Narita Express E259 series train.

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Guests try out the leather-covered seats in the First Class carriage (Green car) on the new Narita Express E259 series train.

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The Narita Express operates from early morning till late at night. There is no waiting for trains.

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The Anti-theft dial locks installed in luggage spaces are seen on the new Narita Express E259 series train.

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The interior of the Standard Class carriage is seen on the Narita Express E259 series train.

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A girl uses the Internet on a laptop on the Narita Express E259 series train.

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There is no concern about traffic congestion because the Narita Express runs on high-speed rails.

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The seats recline and rotate, and are equipped with an adjustable headrests. All seats are provided with a large table and an outlet for laptops, and the foot area has space to store luggage.

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With carpeting in the Green Cars and rubber floors in the Ordinary Cars, the ride is quieter than ever.

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Each car is equipped with a large flat-screen monitor displaying the destination, train delays, news, weather forecasts and flight information (for airport-bound trips) in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

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N'EX is filled with accessible features. Some of these include that the train sits closer to the platform, the luggage racks are set lower for easier use, and the large Western-style restrooms can accommodate wheelchairs.

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The information display available in English, Korean, Chinese and Japanese is seen on the new Narita Express E259 series train.


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