No one was injured in the incident Monday.READ MORE: FDA Clears Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine for Immediate Use
The train’s operator, JR Tokai, said the passenger sitting in the reserved seat was unaware that the python was wrapped around the armrest for about 50 minutes until the person behind him saw it and notified a conductor.
The super-express train made an unscheduled stop at Hamamatsu station and railway police removed the snake in about a minute.READ MORE: Sacramento Doctor Appears in Virtual Traffic Court While Performing Surgery
It said the train left the station and arrived in Hiroshima, its destination, on time.
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