West Japan Railway Company held a ceremony in Osaka City on Thursday.The 16-car train will run through the Chugoku region in western Japan. Its streamlined lead car is painted deep-green and adorned with a golden line. It has round headlights reminiscent of past sleepers.
Twin rooms cost 270,000 yen, or about 2,400 dollars, a night. Each of them comes with a shower space and lavatory as well as a table and walls made of wood from the Chugoku region. Lighting switches are decorated with hand-made copper plate ornaments.