Tokyo railway ‘deeply sorry’ after train leaves 20 seconds early

A railway operator has issued a sincere apology for the “tremendous nuisance” caused by a train departing 20 seconds early, surprising even a nation renowned for both punctuality and politeness.Metropolitan Intercity Railway Co. said the Tsukuba Express train linking Tokyo and its northern suburbs pulled out of Minami-Nagareyama Station at 9:44:20 instead of 9:44:40. “We … Continue reading Tokyo railway ‘deeply sorry’ after train leaves 20 seconds early