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At least sixty dead, mown down by train.
The email of the species is more deadly than the mail.
If you stand on railway tracks you get killed.
I thought everyone would know that.
Now they are blaming the government and the train driver.
It takes a mile to stop a fast train, the driver wouldn't have seen them soon enough to avoid hitting them.
Yet some people are just plain stupid. I remember a case reported when I was in Ghana of someone who had gone to sleep on a railway line and been run over, though, if I remember rightly the trains then went at about 20 mph , so the driver would have had more chance to stop in that case
Mike, that sounds like pre-planned delayed suicide.
In any event Darwin had the right idea, I'm sure he would deplore our current UK nanny state.