Train Runs Off Elevated Tracks, Is Caught By Statue Of A Whale's Tail The train burst past the end of its elevated tracks in the Netherlands. Instead of crashing to the ground, the train was caught and held aloft by an artist's massive sculpture of a whale's tail.
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Train Runs Off Elevated Tracks, Is Caught By Statue Of A Whale's Tail

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Train Runs Off Elevated Tracks, Is Caught By Statue Of A Whale's Tail

Train Runs Off Elevated Tracks, Is Caught By Statue Of A Whale's Tail

Train Runs Off Elevated Tracks, Is Caught By Statue Of A Whale's Tail

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The train burst past the end of its elevated tracks in the Netherlands. Instead of crashing to the ground, the train was caught and held aloft by an artist's massive sculpture of a whale's tail.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. It's a popular rallying cry, save the whales. Well, it appears that a whale has just returned the favor. In the Netherlands yesterday, an out-of-control train jumped its stop block and went off a ledge some 30 feet above the ground. Luckily, a sculpture of a whale's tail was positioned perfectly right by that ledge. The front of the train dropped it down onto the sculpture and came to a stop, saving the only person on board - the conductor. It's MORNING EDITION.

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