In one of the most suicidal of nations in the world, the odds of the student missing an exam on account of a malfunctioning railway line and train delays are higher than elsewhere, so be prepared to know what to do:   JR provides certificates of delayed trains to show employers or schools online that you can print out (This is useful) if you needed it “yesterday” but the staff were absent when you got off. Here’s how:

  • Click on the link below and then on the highlighted line on the list of affected trains:

遅延証明書についてはこちら

  • See if your train is among those that provide the certificate:

http://traininfo.jreast.co.jp/delay_certificate/index.aspx

  • Choose your line and date:

http://traininfo.jreast.co.jp/delay_certificate/history.aspx?R=06

  • It should look like this:

http://traininfo.jreast.co.jp/delay_certificate/pop.aspx?D=20140606&R=06