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Ever since the first bullet train left Tokyo in 1964, Japan has led the world in rail travel. This spring will see the launches of ultra-luxe Twilight Express Mizukaze and Train Suite Shiki-Shima. Expect roll-top baths and Michelin-starred chefs. A two-day trip in Train Suite starts at $2,400pp. twilightexpress-mizukaze.jp jreast.co.jp

Words by Lizzie Frainier. Photo by East Japan Railway Co.

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