A baby born inside a Japanese express train carriage on Monday became the first in Japan to be born at home and the first newborn born in Japan on a commercial train to the US.
A Japanese news outlet reported the birth on its website, but the baby did not immediately give birth.
The baby, a girl, was born at 8:48 p.m. on the JR Yamanote Line train in the town of Kanazawa.
The station is close to the Tokyo metropolitan area, which is about 250 kilometers (186 miles) from the city of Osaka.
Japan is the world’s fourth-largest economy and the fifth-largest in the world.
It has become one of the worlds busiest and most popular travel hubs for foreigners.