Friday, July 26, 2013

Japanese Commuters Move A 70,000-Pound Train
To Rescue A Trapped Woman

Japanese Commuters Move A 70,000-Pound Train
To Rescue A Trapped Woman


About 40 Japanese commuters joined forces with railway staff to move a 70,550-pound train after a woman fell into the 8-inch gap between it and the platform.

They pushed the train so it was leaning back, allowing others to pull the woman free. The woman, in her mid-30s, had fallen to her waist and was not seriously injured, according to the AP.

The train, stopped at Tokyo's Minami-Urawka station, was delayed by just eight minutes, the Guardian reported.

Photographer Norihiro Shigeta from Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun got the shot:

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/japanese-commuters-move-train-to-rescue-trapped-woman-2013-7



2 comments:

  1. (wo)men power :)

    What is the saying? Together we stand, divided we fall?

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  2. Right on People, Japan Rocks!!!! You all got some Power used for the right reasons!!!! Beautiful!!!

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