Carriage windows shatter as Keikyu trains pass
Two windows in a train on the Keikyu Line shattered as it passed an oncoming express train in Sukagawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Thursday.
According to police, two high school students who were sitting with their backs to the glass, sustained minor lacerations as a result of the incident.
According to a spokesperson for Keikyu Corp, which owns the private railway connecting inner Tokyo with Kawasaki, the accident occurred between Taura and Anjiinzuka stations at around 4:30 p.m. TV Asahi reported that two window panes in the lead carriage of a train shattered as it passed a rapid limited express. One pane of glass in the rapid limited express train also cracked in the incident, the Keikyu spokesperson was quoted as saying.
According to Keikyu, 30 passengers were in the carriage when the breakage occurred, although only two were reported injured.