Turn Your Cats Into Furry Train Conductors With Colorful Cardboard Trains

Thanks to Japanese retailer Felissimo, however, even cats will get to pretend-travel distances far and wide in fancy cardboard trains! Continue reading »

Grasshopper’s Dream, A Cafe With Two Giant Grasshoppers At The Train Station In South Korea


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Here’s a Grasshopper’s Dream, a cafe at the Gujeol-ri train station near Jeongseon, South Korea. Housed in a train, the cafe is the shape of a grasshopper. Also, there is another cafe in the shape of female grasshopper. Continue reading »

This Japanese Train Station Only Exists So That People Can Admire The Scenery

One of the most unusual stations in the whole country is now open and ready for business. Over the years, Japanese rail operators have been delighting passengers with incredible ideas designed to provide them with the ultimate train experience. Continue reading »

This Is A Tiny Hamster Rides Her Own Personal Subway Train

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In 2009, Brooklyn photographer Victoria Belanger took Edie, her tiny hamster for a ride on her own personal subway train. Little Edie wandered throughout the car, checked out the distinctive orange and yellow seats and even had a chance to peek outside before having to “stand clear of the closing doors”. Continue reading »

Soviet Jet Train Able To Reach 160MPH Was Supposed To Change The Future

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It would be wrong to say that only bad things came out of the Cold War because that would discount all of the amazing advancements that happened during that time. Some of those we see implemented into our everyday lives today, yet some, like this turbojet train, have been left out to gather rust. Continue reading »

“Goodbye, Diesel Train”: This Brutal Soviet Bad Boy Has Been Destroyed In Estonia

Couple days ago near Tallinn, Estonia, Soviet train has been destroyed. A survived old Russian loco called “DR1A-2283″ (just like droids in Star Wars) found its last grave in Estonia and we have photos how it was. It was pretty nice design, might be used in a museum, but they scrapped it for the metal. Continue reading »

Japan’s Ultra Luxurious Shiki-Shima Train


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The new Train Suite Shiki- Shima luxury sleeper train departs the Ueno Station, Tokyo. The train will run bound for Hokkaido, the Tohoku and Koshinetsu regions. JR East plans to offer services similar to luxurious hotels to improve the image of area along the railroad and attract tourists. Tickets for trips departing from this May to March 2018 have already sold out. Continue reading »

Train Travels Right Through Hole In 19-Storey Block Of Flats


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A light railway track has been built to go through a hole in a residential 19-storey building in China. The city of Chongqing in the south-east of the country has a population of 49 million packed into 31,000 square miles, causing urban planners to look creatively at solving space issues. A special railway station was built into the block of houses, set into the sixth to eighth floors. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos Of Afghan Hazara Girls Train In Shaolin Martial Arts For Competitions


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Afghan members of a wushu martial arts group led by trainer Sima Azimi, 20, pose for a photograph at the Shahrak Haji Nabi hilltop overlooking Kabul. Afghanistan’s first female wushu trainer, Sima Azimi, 20, is training 20 Afghan girls aged between 14 – 20 at a wushu club in Kabul, after learning the sport while living as a refugee in Iran. Continue reading »

This Japanese Train Station Built Around A 700 Year Old Tree

In the Northeast suburbs of central Osaka stands a curious train station unlike any other. Kayashima Station features a rectangular hole cut into the roof of the elevated platform and, from inside, a giant tree pokes its head out like a stalk of broccoli. Continue reading »

Discover The Abandoned Orient Express Train In Belgium

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In the world of luxury travel, great railway journeys are increasingly seen as relics of a distant and elegant past. In our fast-paced modern world, the mere thought of such an adventure fills us with intrigue and captures our collective imagination – and few trains are as iconic as the Orient Express. Launched in 1883 by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL), the long-distance passenger service ceased operating in December 2009 amid growing competition from high-speed trains and budget airlines. Continue reading »

Spectacular Photos Of The Lost Train Graveyard In Bolivia

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Chris Staring photographs a mysterious train graveyard in the heart of southern Bolivia, where the skeletons of British steam locomotives and rail cars rust away on the edge of the world’s largest salt flats. More than 100 rail cars and locomotives can be found in different states of decay in the train graveyard. Continue reading »

Forget Harry Potter And Platform 9¾ – This Train Station In Japan Only Has One Passenger

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The Kami-Shirataki train station is located in Japan’s north island of Hokkaido, three years ago due to its remote location and ending of freight trains, the Japan Railway decided to close it down. Continue reading »

80-Year-Old Man Builds A Dog Train To Take Rescued Stray Dogs On Adventures

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Eugene Bostick, an 80-year-old retiree in Fort Worth, Texas, spends his days operating what just might be the coolest train in the world. His homemade dog train takes rescued strays out for fun rides around the neighborhood and in the surrounding woods. Continue reading »

End of the Line: 180 Decayed Carriages in Train “Graveyard”

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The carriages have decayed over time, on February 27, 2015, in Purwakarta, Indonesia. Dozens of trains are stacked on top of each other in what looks like a post-apocalyptic world. The old electric trains that travelled in and out of Jakarta, Indonesia, are weathered and decayed over time. The trains were used everyday since the 1980s and carried thousands of people to work. Now the carriages, which were once the lifeblood of public transport in the south-Asian city, have been left to rust among shrubbery. After the trains reach the end of their life they are left at the Purwakarta station where they are piled on top of each other. (Photo by HKV/Barcroft Media)
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