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Japan train staff berated for snoozing and reading on duty
Japan train staff berated for snoozing and reading on duty
From: CNA
Date: 10/05/16

TOKYO: A dozing train driver and a comic-book reading conductor have been berated by Japan's biggest rail operator, media reports said Tuesday (May 10), with the firm vowing to crack down on sloppy staff behaviour.

East Japan Railway carried out an internal probe which found, among other things, that one employee had driven a train through 16 stations in Tokyo earlier this year while feeling sleepy, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said.

In another incident, the firm discovered that a 57-year-old male conductor on duty was "intermittently" reading a comic book last month on the Yokohama line, southwest of Tokyo, NHK and Tokyo Broadcasting System said.

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