Subway riders band together, physically move train to save trapped man

subwayAn Australian man who found himself trapped between a subway train and a platform avoided serious injury when his fellow Aussies fell back on “people power” to rescue him — literally.

The bloke managed to wedge his leg between the platform and the train while boarding at a station in Perth, and quick thinking subway staff halted the train and with the help of passengers, physically moved it enough to free him.

“He stood in the doorway and as he was sort of taking up his position there, one leg slipped outside the door, slipped outside the gap, and he was stuck,” said Transperth spokesman David Hynes, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. “We alerted the driver, made sure the train didn’t move.”

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Hynes explained that passengers got off the train and worked with staff to “sort of rock, tilt the train backwards away from the platform so they were able to get him out and rescue him.”

“It was people power that saved someone from possibly quite serious injury,” Hynes said.

Power to the people!

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