Japan''s trains run like clockwork, on average Japanese high-speed trains are behind schedule only 30 seconds and if they leave early they even apologize. The punctuality goes beyond engineering, it''s also cultural.

Why are Japanese trains so punctual?

Japan''s trains run like clockwork, on average Japanese high-speed trains are behind schedule only 30 seconds and if they leave early they even apologize. The punctuality goes beyond engineering, it''s also cultural.