• A Japanese rail company issued an official apology after a train left 25 seconds early

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The West Japan Railway Company has apologised after a train in central Japan departed its platform 25 seconds early.
    It didn't affect any other travel schedules, but one person missed the train.
    Japan is meticulous about punctuality.
    A Japanese railway company has issued an official apology after one of its trains departed the station 25 seconds early.
    The West Japan Railway Company's apology came after one of its express trains left the platform at Notogawa station in central Japan at 7:11:35 a.m., instead of the scheduled 7:12 a.m., on May 11.
    The train conductor misunderstood the...
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  • A Japanese railway company apologized for making a 'truly inexcusable' mistake after a train left 25 seconds early

    A Japanese railway company apologized for making a 'truly inexcusable' mistake after a train left 25 seconds early

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Japan has one of the most punctual railway systems in the world.
    Early Friday morning, a train en route to Nishi-Akashi Station departed Notogawa Station at 7:11:35 a.m. instead of 7:12 a.m. on the dot.
    The West Japan Railway Company, or JR West, later issued a formal apology via a press release on its website.
    In its statement, JR West said the "great inconvenience" was "truly inexcusable."
    A Japanese railway company has made global headlines after one of its trains left a few seconds earlier than scheduled.
    Early Friday morning, a train en route to Nishi-Akashi Station departed Notogawa...
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