Get a foot bath while riding the train

YAMAGATA, Japan (NBC/NTV) — Feet feeling tired?

A Japanese train operator has unveiled what may be the first train equipped with a foot bath.

Jr East pulled the wraps off its latest bullet train Monday in northern Japan.

One of the train’s cars has two foot baths — each big enough for four people.

Another car has a bar and a tatami room where people can relax and sample local sake after their bath.

An official says the train is designed to evoke the atmosphere of a hot spring resort.

The train will run on weekends in northern Japan, an area famous for its hot springs. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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