Amazing what 6cm of snow can cause an organised and punctual city like Tokyo.
Snow paralysed Tokyo yesterday, which was surprising but demonstrated again the Japanese perseverance.
Arrived to my station around 8:15 to find out a long line OUTSIDE the station. Realising I will not be able to take the train in the near Future, I waited 3 hours at a Cafe.
When the line outside the station disappeared I entered the station just to realise that the lines on the platform don’t really move. It took me additional 40 minutes to board the train and from there it was “relatively” easy.
Imagine long line of people waiting in the cold, rain, holding an umbrella… patiently. No pushing, no arguments. Just standing.
Twitter can provide example of such long lines: