Friday, March 21, 2008

人身事故: Train Suicide

Danny Choo experienced the aftermath of a train suicide the other day from right up close, and posted this haunting video of the cleanup. This happens reasonably often here in T-town, and probably stops the Yamanote line (the line that circles around Tokyo) about as much as anything else. As Danny says:

"99% of these cases are of people jumping in the tracks and most of the jumping happens before or after work - it was about 5 in the evening."

Here's the video:

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