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Back in the day, the phrase ‘under the railway tracks’ was associated mainly with rows of cheap watering holes frequented by middle-aged salarymen drowning their sorrows. But a recent rush of notable re-development efforts have led to the opening of clusters of restaurants, bars and even art galleries under viaducts in hip neighbourhoods like Nakameguro and Shimokitazawa, busting old stereotypes into bits. Get ready to raise your glass to the sound of a train rumbling by and follow us on a tour of the city’s hottest under-the-tracks spots, from the trendy to the traditional.