A whale tail sculpture caught the front carriage of a metro train as it rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails in the Netherlands. Photo: AP A whale tail sculpture caught the front carriage of a metro train as it rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails in the Netherlands. Photo: AP
A whale tail sculpture caught the front carriage of a metro train as it rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails in the Netherlands. Photo: AP

Whale tail sculpture saves Dutch metro train that ran off track

  • The train, which had no passengers on board, went through a stop barrier at Spijkenisse, near the port city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands
  • A giant concrete sculpture, titled ‘Saved by the Whale’s Tail’, stopped the train from falling 10 metres into the water below

Topic |   The Netherlands
A whale tail sculpture caught the front carriage of a metro train as it rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails in the Netherlands. Photo: AP A whale tail sculpture caught the front carriage of a metro train as it rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails in the Netherlands. Photo: AP
A whale tail sculpture caught the front carriage of a metro train as it rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails in the Netherlands. Photo: AP
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