Rail commuters tilt train to free trapped man

Posted on August 6, 2014

PERTH, Australia — Dozens of Australians tilted a train on Wednesday to free a commuter whose leg was trapped between a railcar and a platform, with authorities praising their efforts as an example of “people power,” the Rakyat Post reported.

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The man was boarding in the Western Australia city of Perth when he slipped and became jammed in the gap between the carriage and the station, operator Transperth said in a statement, according to the report.

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