Witty tram chief draws plaudits in Hakone

National Jan 16, 2014

Witty tram chief draws plaudits in Hakone

by Asako Takaguchi

Shinya Ochiai, 26, is a popular conductor on Hakone Tozan Railway Co.'s mountain tram in Kanagawa Prefecture. In addition to ensuring the passengers' safety, Ochiai tells them about the main points of interest, the local history and where the best views are along the line ...