In what seemed a great offer commuters on Japan’s Fuji Kyuko’s rail line learned of a promotion for free beer on July 25, 2002. Anyone reserving a seat on the Friday night ‘Beer Run’ could drink all the locally brewed beer they wanted. There was, however, a catch; the train had no toilets.

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