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Japanese railway company called for “sincere apology”

A Japanese railway company apologized after one of its trains left the station 20 seconds earlier than scheduled.

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Leading the Tsukuba Express line, linking Tokyo to Tsukuba, has called for “sincere inconvenience” for passengers, according to the BBC . In a press statement, the company said the train was scheduled to leave at 9:44:40 local time, but it was set to move at 9:44:20. Moreover, the officials explained why this happened: the staff did not check the schedule. “The crew did not check the departure time sufficiently,” the statement said, pointing out that none of the passengers had filed a complaint. The Tsukuba Express line carries passengers from Akihabara, east Tokyo, to Tsukuba in about 45 minutes. Between the two destinations is a distance of 58 kilometers. It rarely happens that trains in Japan, a country with one of the world’s most reliable rail networks, will go to a different hour than scheduled. Obviously, the internet responded, praising the company’s gesture.

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