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Amtrak Trains are Often Delayed Whenever Freight Trains Illegally Slow Down.

Amtrak is a passenger railroad service that provides medium and long-distance inter-city rail service in 46 states and 9 cities in Canada. It was founded in 1971 as a quasi-public corporation and receives state and federal subsidies. But did you ever wonder why Amtrak trains are often delayed? Freight trains frequently illegally impede Amtrak trains. …

Amtrak Trains are Often Delayed Whenever Freight Trains Illegally Slow Down. Read More »

The average delay of a Japanese bullet train is just 54 seconds, despite factors such as natural disasters. If the train is more than five minutes late, passengers are issued with a certificate that they can show their boss to show that they are late.

Reality Check: When is a train on time? A Japanese railway company made headlines after it apologised for sending a train off 20 seconds early. The idea of “deeply apologising” for the “severe inconvenience” of a lost 20 seconds seemed almost alien to commuters who have to put up with much greater disruption in other …

The average delay of a Japanese bullet train is just 54 seconds, despite factors such as natural disasters. If the train is more than five minutes late, passengers are issued with a certificate that they can show their boss to show that they are late. Read More »