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All aboard! Japan's Shiki-Shima luxury train makes maiden journey

Travel through Tohoku and Hokkaido in an $8400 suite complete with cypress bath

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Train photography enthusiasts take pictures of the first running of the Train Suite Shiki-Shima as it passes through the city of Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture on May 1.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Japan's latest ultraluxurious sleeper train, the Train Suite Shiki-Shima, made its debut on Monday. 

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