A Union Pacific train crashed into a stranded semi-truck near Chowchilla, California, Sunday afternoon. KFSN-TV reports that the truck driver was walking down the tracks frantically waving at the train to slow down, but the train was unable to stop in time. The trailer was demolished on impact, sending its cargo, boxes of trail mix flying. The nearly mile-long train was carrying hundreds of military vehicles, mostly Stryker armored personnel carriers, from Ft. Lewis, Washington, to Fort Irwin, California.
A man almost got run over by a train while crossing the railway in the small town of Rájec-Jestřebí, Czech Republic. CCTV footage released by the Czech police shows the 77-year-old hurrying across the tracks, only to be clipped by an oncoming fast train. The man escaped serious injury, but will be receiving a fine for his reckless behavior. The worst thing is that none of the drivers stopped to help him:
A train driver kicks a guy, Jared Michael, in the head while he was trying to take a selfie with a train passing behind him. A lesson he won’t forget very soon.
A rat on a New York City subway train freaked out a lot of people during their morning commute in Brooklyn, on Monday. The rat boarded the subway car at the Fulton street station on the A train going downtown.
Incoming trains are blowing the hair of a female model, featured on the Stockholm’s subway platform ad, in this clever, interactive commercial for Apotek, a Swedish pharmacy brand.
Train model builder Tom Miller has build an amazing rideable scale railroad around his property on 18055 SW Seiffert Rd in Sherwood, Oregon. The house is now on sale for $3.5 million. Take a video tour around the famous train property:
A mini train crashes into a car that stopped on the Hermann Park railway, next to the Houston Zoo in Texas. The Honda Accord took a good beating, but no one was injured.
Watching this compilation of crazy stunts from Mustang Wanted and his crew will give you instant sweaty palms. I won’t tell you not to try this, because you would have to be insane to even consider it. These guys won’t live very long:
An Australian man cheated death after he almost got run over by a train at Cannon Hill station in Brisbane. CCTV footage released by Queensland Rail shows that the 20-year-old waited for one train to pass, but got clipped by the oncoming express train from the other direction. He was taken to hospital but escaped serious injury.
The cutest little train greeter you’ll see today.