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gmphadte 1st February 2013 09:22 AM

Train ride in Mumbai
 
On some other forum, I had written India never stops surprising you.
This one will surprise anybody.

Train Surfing In India on MSN Video

Gajanan Phadte

dchisholm 1st February 2013 07:25 PM

So if that's what Indian folks do in their spare time . . . how did the population grow to be what it is today?

Dale

mickeymoose 2nd February 2013 02:42 AM

Well, their roads are to congested and slow to enjoy the good sport of car-surfing! E

M Gregg 2nd February 2013 09:27 AM

Its goes to show,

Natural selection via over head power lines..filters out the very tall ones and train roof surfers...:eek:..shoes must also be cheap to buy..

Regards
M. Gregg

gmphadte 4th February 2013 05:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dchisholm (Post 3351877)
So if that's what Indian folks do in their spare time . . . how did the population grow to be what it is today?

Dale

That is day time...

Gajanan Phadte

availlyrics 4th February 2013 07:03 AM

This vdo caused quite a furor about 2 yrs ago, with the usual 24 hr breaking news style reportage- RPF claimed they will catch these "stuntmen".:p

BTW This vdo seems to be shot between Cotton Green & Ray Road stn. on harbour line were the train speed is around 40KM /hr or less due to close proximity between 2 stn. The guys are probably from Mankhurd-Govandi slum belt & work as hawkers/shop asst. in Masjid area. We have our fare share of these "stuntmen" from Mumbra/Mira Road. We call them "Salim Hatela" :)

gmphadte 5th February 2013 10:02 AM

Some Bombay-ite told me he is from Bandra. He even told me his name.

Gajanan Phadte

Charles Darwin 5th February 2013 11:01 AM

Not surprised.

Train surfing has been a problem in Germany for years.

This is one of many vids on YT:

Trainsurfing Roofride (Germany) - YouTube

availlyrics 6th February 2013 07:29 PM

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