Look, you wouldn’t catch us complaining if a train left just that little bit early.
But in Japan, where the railway system is famous for being consistently punctual, no more or less, leaving too soon doesn’t quite fly with authorities.
After a train left 25 seconds early last Friday morning, railway company JR West posted an apology and press release on its website.
The grievous error, as translated by Sora News, happened when a 12-car train left Notogawa Station for Nishi-Akashi Station at 7:11:35 a.m. as opposed to 7:12 a.m. as scheduled. Read more…
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