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Can you imagine if shittyrail tried to pull this one off?

http://www.smh.com.au/news/unusual-tales/all-aboard-and-push/2007/05/17/1178995300636.html

All aboard, and push



Commuters travel on a train in India.
Photo: Reuters

Hundreds of Indian rail passengers got more than they had bargained for when the driver of their train asked them to get out and push.

It took more than half an hour to move the stalled electric train four 4 metres so that it touched live overhead wires and was able to resume its journey, officials said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred in the eastern state of Bihar on Tuesday after a passenger pulled the train's emergency chain and it halted in a "neutral zone", a short length of track where there is no power in the overhead wires.

"In so many years of service in the railways, I have never come across such a bizarre incident," said Deepak Kumar Jha, a spokesman for Indian Railways.

A train's momentum usually allows it to continue moving through neutral zones.

India's rail network carries more than 15 million people daily - more than the combined population of Norway and Sweden - but its safety record often comes in for criticism.
 

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I wonder when Sydney commuters will have to push the trains all the way to the depot. Imaging pushing tangara...
 

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And Gold Coast commuters say their trains are crowded! (there would be more standing space available if it wasnt for those that hog up space by bringing their own chairs) Have a look at the picture in the first post, or even Cityrail/Connex Melb trains in peak. Now thats crowded.
 

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^^ Yep, that's the idiots from the 'GC' as they like to call it. If they were smart enough to realise that the chairs they bring themselves cause more problems, they would be smart enough to look for jobs closer to home. :bash:
 

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are you serious? They take their own chairs? Thats hilarious!
Yeah, i'm on the GC line and i can't stand people who bring their own chairs. I remember one day there was one door in our carriage which was locked, and the idiots on their chairs were sitting their with their MP3 players in and one with his laptop, and they were bitching when people tried to get past. HOW DARE THEY!

Friggin idiots. smack them in the head.
 

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Yeah, i'm on the GC line and i can't stand people who bring their own chairs. I remember one day there was one door in our carriage which was locked, and the idiots on their chairs were sitting their with their MP3 players in and one with his laptop, and they were bitching when people tried to get past. HOW DARE THEY!

Friggin idiots. smack them in the head.
Take a photo next time! please.
 
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