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Japanese rail operator says sorry for “inexcusable” departure 25 seconds early

(Source: National Public Radio, May 17, 2018)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the U.S., you might expect a passenger rail operator to apologize for being late. However, in Japan — where sleek, high-speed trains are famous for arrivals and departures that you could set your watch by — leaving a station just 25 seconds early is nothing short of a disgrace.

Full story: www.npr.org

Thursday, May 17, 2018

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