Well… you have to get there somehow.
This is the Railway Museum in Saitama, just outside Tokyo.
The nose cone of a Shinkansen (Bullet train).
Tokyo … written backwards (right to left), as was normal in pre-war Japanese.
The bottom of a tank engine, originally imported from England.
Brake test! Well, a working breaking system as a demonstration anyway.
Third class carriage in the English style (one door per compartment, in case you don’t remember). Literal translation is “Under Class”… need I say more? And it’s written from right to left in the Japanese.
The turntable is rotated through 360 degrees every few hours.