All aboard!: Elements of luxury sleeper train revived at long-term-stay hostel in Tokyo

TOKYO — In 1988, the Hokutosei sleeper express was the first train to use the Seikan tunnel to link Ueno Station in Tokyo to Sapporo, over a journey of 1,200 kilometers. It gained popularity through such charms as luxury sleeping cars and a dining car …
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