Train fans the world over are an easy target, and Japan’s teeming mass of locomotive lovers are certainly no different, although taunts aside, such residents of Tokyo in particular are lucky enough to live in what almost amounts to a train utopia. And, regardless of whether it’s an early rise for some serious sightseeing,
or a spot of shopping,
these carriage connoisseurs can also be predictably punctual with a train-themed timepiece.
Which, if being based on different train lines wasn’t brilliant enough, also boasts numerous station ‘jingles’, meaning one can still be at the station while still in bed — sort of.
This YouTube clip amply demonstrating what fabulous ditties the rest of us are disdainfully missing out on.