March 28, 2014

Japanese shinkansen train to install foot bath from July 2014 to help customers relax

Japanese shinkansen bullet train Copyright Peter Hanami 2004
Picture: Japanese shinkansen bullet train 

¨JR East will launch the service in July, with one carriage on the "shinkansen" bullet train having two 2.4 metre-long tubs facing windows. Bathing is a ritualised and highly-prized activity in Japan and the footbaths are intended as places for passengers to relax¨

(see our video of a footbath on the street in Hokkaido, Japan here) Very relaxing!

Japanese bullet train adds footspa for passengers
March 7, 2014
The AGE Newspaper

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