The first car is a high-deck model that provides commanding views through its large glass windows. The scenery at the front of the train can be enjoyed to its fullest. Lockers are available near the entrance, so seats are more roomy without lots of luggage.
Three salon seating areas are available on each Group Seating Car. These seats include large tables and are perfect for enjoying group travel.
Enjoy a comfortable relaxing time in a Japanese-style room with a horigotatsu-like table (low table with a hole in the floor) and legless chairs, in addition to soft indirect lighting.
In this two-story Café Car, travelers can enjoy a unique menu of foods and drinks special to Shimakaze that are made of products from along the Kintetsu line. The upstairs café provides an open space with a counter table, from which travelers can enjoy the ever-changing scenery.
The downstairs café provides a soothing space with comfortable sofas.