Japan railway company Tsukuba Express apologized for the fact that the suburban train departed from a station in 20 seconds ahead of schedule. Reported by the BBC.
High-speed train was supposed to go from the station Minami-Nagareyama at 9:44:40 local time, but instead went to 9:44:20. The driver said closing the door, he is in violation of the instructions forgot to look at the scoreboard time.
A few hours later the company issued a press release in which her head is brought “sincere apologies for the inconvenience”.
The statement stressed that although the trains on that line run every four minutes, even a small error in the schedule can lead to a delay of any of the passengers in the future – for example, when moving to later points along the route.
Due to the high precision time of arrival of trains in Japan, many passengers come to the station just a few seconds before the arrival of the train in full confidence that I will manage him in such a situation, 20 seconds can make a big difference.
At the same time, the company noted that complaints about the departure of the train is not on schedule the company has not received – she apologized on his own initiative.
Earlier it was reported that the Japanese company has provoked the global steel scandal.