Entries Tagged as ‘Riding the Rails’

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at 12:55 pm

How to Hop a Freight Train

On a related note, this Ask MetaFilter thread on how to hop a freight train is both cautionary and dangerous, in that it provides exactly everything you know: how to do it (and how not to — never jump on a moving train, apparently) and the dangers involved in doing it — both in terms […]

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at 12:39 pm

Riding the Rails in Bangladesh

Akash’s photo gallery of Bangladeshis riding atop freight trains: “Due to Bangladesh’s large population, inadequate seats on the trains and poverty, it is quite common to see a thick layer of people occupying the roof of a train. Frequent accidents, which occur when a free rider slips, are not enough to deter these stowaways of […]

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