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Dogs enjoy day-trip on Japan's bullet train

新幹線にペット連れで ケージからも出せる実証実験

WION -- May 22
The first-ever 'doggy holiday' service was run by Japan Railways which included Pomeranians, a terrier and a pointy-eared, cheerful-looking Shiba Inu.

On Japan's bullet trains, dogs usually have to travel in a carrier, but on Saturday they could stretch their paws and enjoy the scenery on a special pet-friendly express.

At Ueno station in Tokyo, 21 furry passengers boarded the sleek shinkansen train for a one-hour ride to the resort town of Karuizawa with their owners.

A whole carriage was dedicated to the pooches on Saturday's tour, a pilot project organised by railway company JR East and its subsidiary JR East Start Up. ...continue reading

May 22 (ANNnewsCH) - 国内で初めてペット専用の新幹線車両が運行されました。  JR東日本は21日、ペットを連れた乗客専用の新幹線車両を運行する実証実験を行いました。 ...continue reading

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