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kumanoki: Train platforms in Japan are built with recesses underneath the platforms that you can get in if you fall or get pushed onto the tracks.
cgraves67: All right, big smiles everyone. On the count of three say "ChooChoo!"
Jon iz teh kewl: If 660 volts is enough to kill a person what the fark are cops doing with 1000000 volt tasters
Jon iz teh kewl: If the platform appears flush with the approaching train, you could take shelter in the space between the two sets of train tracks. This is a dangerous choice, though, because you'd have to traverse the third rail, which carries 660 volts of electricity, more than enough to kill a person. A final option is to simply lie flat - there may be enough clearance for the train to pass over you.If 660 volts is enough to kill a person what the fark are cops doing with 1000000 volt tasters
Lumpmoose: The trains only go about 45 mph, right? If you run away, and the train slows to 30, 20 or 10 before it hits you, there has to be a point where you can jump and cling to the front without falling under the wheels. Someone call MythBusters.