Largest Railway Stations in Japan

Largest Railway Stations in Japan

Railways and rail transport are very important in Japan. Japanese National Railways carry more than 15 billion passengers every year. Shinkansen, or the high speed bullet trains connect the large metropolitan areas of the country, rushing with more than 300 km/h (186 mph) between the major cities. Japan has more than 27,000 kilometers of rail all around the country. The trains are extremely crowded in the morning and in the afternoon as well, because the majority of the population uses ra... [ read more ]