Train is delayed
You’re late for work
Your boss is mad
Train Delay Certificates are your get out of jail free card!
遅延証明書 or “Chien Shomeisho” are handed out at stations and save you if you’re late for work.
Hand this to your workplace and your lateness will be forgiven and your salary won’t be deducted.
They’re available for delays even as short as 5 minutes. Phew!