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Luxury bullet trains with sake and dinner take on airlines in Japan

TARGETING WEALTHY TRAVELLERS: The View Gold Lounge operated by East Japan Railway Company and View Card Co at Tokyo station.


DINNER with sake, an airport-like lounge and roomier seats. That's the offer on bullet trains as the Shinkansen rolls into Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, home to some of the country's best ski resorts, for the first time.

Starting on Saturday, Hokkaido Railway Co will...

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