JR is a familiar acronym to Japan
Now JR is famous for something else. One of its seven companies, JR East, launched the Shiki-shima train for which savings is a lost concept. The ticket for a four-day voyage is valued at 1,425,000 yen (around P638,373). Just days after the launch early this month, tickets sold out until March 2018.
The train was designed by Ken Okuyama, whose industrial projects include the cutting-edge cars Ferrari F60 Enzo and kode9 Spyder. The 17-suite Shiki-
The dining car features a
CNN reports that the most expensive suite is split-level and beats a typical Tokyo apartment in size. It also has a living room, a tub, and two beds.
As tempting as it might be to stay inside the train, passengers also do some sightseeing. The next four-day trip in 2018 includes stops at Nikko, Hakodate, Aomori, and Tsubame.
Interested? Before you can buy a ticket to Shiki-
This year's maiden voyage accepted one out 76 people, according to Japanese news service NHK World.
*1 yen = P 0.45
This story originally appeared on Townandcountry.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.