First-glass travel: The train in Japan that has WINDOWS instead of walls, giving passengers stunning views of its volcanic landscape
- The futuristic design means that the carriages are akin to glass tubes - giving passengers amazing views
- The driver's room is also glass, meaning rail enthusiasts can get up close and personal to workings of train travel
- There are 45 seats in total on the two-carriage service in Japan, with one hosting a French restaurant
Japan has some of the most stunning scenery in the world - and now rail passengers will be able to see it in all its glory thanks to a train that has huge windows instead of walls.
The futuristic design, by Ichibansen, means that the carriages are akin to glass tubes, so passengers will have unhindered views of Japan's volcanic landscape.
Where you would expect walls there are now windows in Ichibansen's futuristic train design that offers the ultimate panoramic view
The best seats in the house: Tourists can relax and enjoy a drink while watching the driver at work
View to a thrill: The train features armchair-style seating that faces out towards the mountains nearby
The seating in the carriages are set up to cater for singles, couples and larger groups, all of whom will be treated to amazing views
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON