The limits of cooperative human strength were tested yesterday as passengers tried to free a trapped commuter in Perth, Australia by lifting a train.
A man boarding the train slipped and caught his foot between the platform and the car. That’s when, as the video below shows, employees amassed a group of hearty passengers to push the train off the stuck passenger.
“Everyone sort of pitched in,” David Hynes, a spokesman for the train line told ABC Australia. “It was people power that saved someone from possibly a quite serious injury.”
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