Japanese train company apologises for early departure caused by leaves on branches

Japanese train company apologises for early departure caused by leaves on branches

  A Japanese rail company apologised after one of its trains left 20 seconds early due to the large number of leaves that are still on the branches of nearby trees.   Management of the Tsukuba Express line that runs between Tokyo and the city of Tsukuba said the early departure was unavoidable due to…

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Rail operators take the monumental step of referring to late trains as ‘late’

Rail operators take the monumental step of referring to late trains as ‘late’

  Britain’s rail companies have finally agreed to engage the full power of the English language and take the gargantuan step of referring to late trains as ‘late.’   In an overhaul of the semantic gerrymandering that was previously endemic in the rail industry, trains that turn up on time will no longer be referred…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Punctuality

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Punctuality

  Dear Darcus, A person on my team has the equivalent punctuality of the Southern Rail service from Tattenham Corner to London Bridge when there’s a strike on. How do I get them to change their ways and learn the art of using an alarm clock?   Dear Reader, Time keeping can appear unimportant to…

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