Travel

 NEWS & ARTICLES

Articles by Destination

Home LuxuryTravelLuxury Vacations   $50 Million Japanese Sleeper Train Slated for 2017 from Ferrari Designer Ken Okuyama
RSS

$50 Million Japanese Sleeper Train Slated for 2017 from Ferrari Designer Ken Okuyama

Jun. 30th, 2014 | Comments 1 | Make a Comment   
Photos Courtesy of JR East

Come spring 2017, a new Japanese luxury train will be unveiled from Ferrari Designer Ken Okuyama with JR East called Cruise Train. The 34-passenger locomotive will have 10 cars including two lead cars with glass walls and observation areas, a dining car and a lounge car. Spending 5 billion yen (around USD $50 million) on the project, the train will feature a two-story deluxe suite car with two beds and tatami mats on the second floor, and five additional sleeper cars. No word yet on the ticket prices for this uber-luxe vessel, but based on the seven-star Nanatsuboshi, you can most likely expect to spend a pretty penny to experience this new train.

cruise train
cruise train
cruise train
related articles
around the web
Write a Story/Review about Ferrari

Post a Comment

 
1 Comments on this Article

Mat Lewis commented on July 15, 2014

Wow - just wow. I've always been a fan of luxury train journeys, but this takes it to a whole new level. I'm going to start saving for this right now. Roll on 2017!

Reply    Report this Comment