The Genbi shinkansen
Between Niigata and Echigo-Yzuwa
In the Genbi shinkasen between Echigo Yuzawa and Niigata, passengers can enjoy modern art created by some of today’s most prominent artists.
shinkansen and art
Between Echigo Yuzawa and Niigata and during 50 minutes, passengers can enjoy modern art created by some of today’s most prominent artists.
In the second coach, the wall is filled with mirror. As the train is moving, the passengers can enjoy watching the contrast between the moving landscape and themselves standing still.
In the other coaches, passengers can walk around. They will find a café that serve "Tsubame Coffee" and desserts and that use local ingredients with menu direction by Romi Igarashi. A kids room is also available.
The departure trains schedule is :
- From Echigo Yuzawa : 8:24 ; 1:44; 15:20
- From Niigata : 11:26 ; 14:02; 16:42
Please note that the first car needs a seat-reservation.