• Kyodo


An express train made an unscheduled stop Monday so that a girl who had mistakenly boarded it could get to her high school entrance examination on time, according to railway officials.

The Chiba branch of East Japan Railway Co. said Wednesday that the girl, in her final year of junior high school, boarded the train at Soga Station in Chiba at around 7:45 a.m. Monday. She soon realized, however, that she was on the wrong train.

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