We've shown you epic first-class suites aboard next-gen airliners, ultra-luxe limousines to cruise your favourite inter-city highways but what we often overlook is the premise of luxury train travel.

A very underrated way of crossing the world in style, luxury train travel in the shape of this Japanese Shiki-shima luxury train suite is about as opulent as journeys can get on the tracks.

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The service launched in 2017 but it wasn't until now that we've been made aware of a new video online that has given us a closer look at the excess splendour.

Such an experience sure isn't cheap, however, clocking in at a minimum of $2,865 USD, as reported by the South China Morning Post, for either a two or four-day trip and upwards of $8,500 USD for the upper echelons of the luxurious offerings. 

Explore the 34-person capacity Skiki-shima train below.

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