The resort train Izu Craile 

  • Published on : 21/02/2017
  • by : Japan Experience
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From Odawata to Izukyu Shimoda

The Izu Craile resort train was launched in July 2016 and operates between Odawara along the Tokaido Line and Izukyu Shimoda, Izu Peninsula. Like the Kurofune train, it offers beautiful natural scenery along the Izu coast : in the first car, seats are facing the sea.

The Izu Craile resort train was launched in July 2016 and operates between Odawara, along the Tokaido line on the way from Tokyo to Nagoya,  and Izukyu Shimoda, Izu peninsula, mainly on friday, saturday and sunday. Like the Kurofune train, it offers beautiful natural scenery along the Izu coast. 

In the first car, seats are facing the sea : the train sometimes slows down and make short stops for viewpoints between stations. In car number 2, there is a bar counter and a lounge.

Izu Tori

Izu Tori

©JordyMeow, pixabay

While looking at the sea, passengers can enjoy foods and drinks specially created with ingredients from Izu and prepared by Sakura Akimoto, owner chef of the popular french restaurant Morceau in Tokyo.

The pink color of the resort train is redesigned to incorporate a softer feminine touche of the 651 series limited cars.

The Izu Craile is covered by the Japan Rail Pass, the  JR East Pass Tohoku area, the JR East Pass Nagano/Niigata area, the JR Tokyo Wide Pass, the JR East South Hokkaido Rail Pass.

Izu

Izu

©JordyMeow, pixabay

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