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A tram conductor has a lucky escape in the Dutch city of Rotterdam as a statue of a whale's tail suspends his carriage in the air after it ploughs through the end of the line.A tram conductor has a lucky escape in the Dutch city of Rotterdam as a statue of a whale's tail suspends his carriage in the air after it ploughs through the end of the line.

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The driver of a metro train escaped injury when the front carriage rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails and was caught by a sculpture of a whale's tail.The driver of a metro train escaped injury when the front carriage rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails and was caught by a sculpture of a whale's tail.

The artwork is fortuitously named 'Saved by the Whale's Tail' and prevented potential death.The artwork is fortuitously named 'Saved by the Whale's Tail' and prevented potential death.

Incredible photos show derailed train's lucky save by whale tail

Whale tail sculpture stops Rotterdam metro train from crashing into waterA metro train serving the town of Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, has crashed through the barrier at the end of the track and only the sculpture of a whale has stopped it plummeting into the water below. The train is now suspended 10 metres above a footpath, thanks to the whale’s tail, and is likely to remain there for some time. ‘We are trying to decide how we can bring the train down in a careful and controlled manner,’ a local...

Whale tail sculpture stops Rotterdam metro train from crashing into water - DutchNews.nl

SPIJKENISSE (NETHERLANDS) - A runaway Dutch metro train was saved from disaster on Monday after it smashed through a stop barrier but then came to rest on a giant sculpture of a whale's tail.SPIJKENISSE (NETHERLANDS) - A runaway Dutch metro train was saved from disaster on Monday after it smashed through a stop barrier but then came to rest on a giant sculpture of a whale's tail.

What a tail: whale sculpture saves runaway Dutch train

An elevated tram has run past the end of its tracks in Rotterdam but instead of plunging 10 metres to the ground from a pier it came to rest delicately on top...An elevated tram has run past the end of its tracks in Rotterdam but instead of plunging 10 metres to the ground from a pier it came to rest delicately on top...

Dutch tram lands on whale statue's tail | Moree Champion | Moree, NSW

A piece of public art proved its worth when it saved a train driver's life. A piece of public art proved its worth when it saved a train driver's life.

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An elevated tram ran past the end of its tracks in Rotterdam and nearly plunged 10 meters down off the end of a pier -- but instead came to rest delicately on the tail of a whale statue. No one was injured. The conductor emerged shocked but unharmed and there were no passengers on the tram. By coincidence, the statue...An elevated tram ran past the end of its tracks in Rotterdam and nearly plunged 10 meters down off the end of a pier -- but instead came to rest delicately on...

Whale sculpture catches derailed train | SBS News

On Monday, an elevated tram outran its tracks in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It did not plunge off the pathway, but instead ended up on top of a statue of a whale’s tail. If it had outrun the track, the train would went down by 10 metres. The conductor showed up from the tram shocked, but still unharmed. Additionally, there were no passengers onboard the train.On Monday, an elevated tram outran its tracks in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It did not plunge off the pathway, but instead ended up on top of a statue of a whale’s tail. If it had outrun the track, the train would went down by 10 metres. The conductor showed up from the tram shocked, but still unharmed. Additionally, there were no passengers onboard the train.

Saved by a Whale's Tale: Tram runs off track, lands on whale statue's tail in the Netherlands, World News | wionews.com

A commuter train crashed through a buffer in a suburb of Rotterdam, but was rescued by a sculpture of a whale's tail.A commuter train crashed through a buffer in a suburb of Rotterdam, but was rescued by a sculpture of a whale's tail.

An Out-of-Control Train Was About to Plunge 33 Feet to the Ground—Until a Giant Sculpture of a Whale Saved It

The train was left suspended dramatically in the air as it ended up being balanced on the large sculpture of a whale's tail the De Akkers metro station.The train was left suspended dramatically in the air as it ended up being balanced on the large sculpture of a whale's tail the De Akkers metro station.

Dutch metro train saved by giant whale tail sculpture as it headed for a fatal crash

The Dadaists, especially Marcel Duchamp, tended to embrace acts of chance when it came to their art. One of his pieces, The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Even was on glass and partially shattered, which allegedly delighted Duchamp. In this context, the accident involving a metro train outside of Rotterdam that crashed through a barrier and was prevented from plummeting off a bridge and into the surrounding water by a huge sculpture of a whale’s tail, where it came to rest, could be considered a grand Dadaist work. I would advocate the train be left where chance flung it.The Dadaists, especially Marcel Duchamp, tended to embrace acts of chance when it came to their art. One of his pieces, The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Even was on glass and partially shattered, which allegedly delighted Duchamp. In this context, the accident involving a metro train outside of Rotterdam that crashed through a barrier and was prevented from plummeting off a bridge and into the surrounding water by a huge sculpture of a whale’s tail, where it came to rest, could be considered a grand Dadaist work. I would advocate the train be left where chance flung it.

Dutch Train Wreck Ends Up Becoming Part Of Huge Sculpture And I Think It Works

A train that shot through a stop block was saved from a dramatic plunge into the water below - by a sculpture of a whale's tail.

Train saved from plunging 10m into water... by a whale tail sculpture

A Dutch underground railway driver has a whale of a tale to tell and whale's tail to thank for being alive to tell it. Transport authorities say a train failed to come to a halt at the barricades after the last stop on the line on Monday, instead breezing right by it.

Whale Tail Sculpture Spares Train from Crash in Rotterdam - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

https://youtu.be/kqoUFjIu8LU This is a real whale of a tale. A Dutch metro train derailed Sunday in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, but was saved from plummeting 30 feet by a large whale tail sculpture. The best part? The sculpture is called "Saved by The Whale's Tail." What a fluke! screengrab by The GuardianThis is a real whale of a tale. A Dutch metro train derailed Sunday in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, but was saved from plummeting 30 feet by a large whale tail sculpture. The best part? The sculptu…

Derailed Dutch train saved by a whale's tail (with *the* perfect name) | Boing Boing

Public art is the action hero during a midnight train crash in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam. Public art is the action hero during a midnight train crash in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam.

Whale tail artwork saves train plunging into water in Holland - Classic FM

SPIJKENISSE, NETHERLANDS (AFP) - A Dutch metro train was saved from disaster on Monday (Nov 2) when it smashed through a safety barrier but was prevented from plummeting into water by a sculpture of a whale tail.. Read more at straitstimes.com.Europe News -SPIJKENISSE, NETHERLANDS (AFP) - A Dutch metro train was saved from disaster on Monday (Nov 2) when it smashed through a safety barrier but was prevented from plummeting into water by a

'Saved by the Whale's Tail': Sculpture saves Dutch metro train from disaster, Europe News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An out-of-control metro train has penetrated the barrier in the northern Dutch city of Spijkenisse and was stopped from falling into the water by a...MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An out-of-control metro train has penetrated the barrier in the northern Dutch city of Spijkenisse and was stopped from falling into the water by a...

Whale Tails Sculpture Stops Metro Train From Falling Into Water in Netherlands - Photos, Video - Sputnik International

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Thankfully, no whales or humans were hurt as a result of the derailment.Thankfully, no whales or humans were hurt as a result of the derailment.

Out of Control Metro Train Comes to a Stop on 30-Foot-Tall Whale Tail Art Installation

In the Netherlands, a giant whale sculpture dubbed "Saved by the Whale's Tail" saved a commuter train from crashing.In the Netherlands, a giant whale sculpture dubbed "Saved by the Whale's Tail" saved a commuter train from crashing.

A Giant Whale Sculpture Saved a Train from Crashing - Nerdist

In the Netherlands, a giant whale sculpture dubbed "Saved by the Whale's Tail" saved a commuter train from crashing.In the Netherlands, a giant whale sculpture dubbed "Saved by the Whale's Tail" saved a commuter train from crashing.

A Giant Whale Sculpture Saved a Train from Crashing - Nerdist

A Dutch metro crashed through safety barriers in Spijkenisse on Monday morning and was left hanging on a work of art behind the rails.A Dutch metro crashed through safety barriers in Spijkenisse on Monday morning and was left hanging on a work of art behind the rails.

Whale tail sculpture saves derailed metro train from disaster | Euronews

The vehicle could have fallen into the water below if it hadn't been for the whale tailThe vehicle could have fallen into the water below if it hadn't been for the whale tail

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Whale tail sculpture saves Dutch train from crashing into waterThis really was a fluke. The driver of a metro train escaped injury when the front carriage rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails and was caught by a sculpture of...

Whale tail sculpture saves Dutch train from crashing into water | Daily Sabah

Metro train is currently suspended 10m above ground after incident in NetherlandsMetro train is currently suspended 10m above ground after incident in Netherlands

Whale sculpture saves train that ran off elevated railway

In a bizarre if rather poetic incident, a metro train has crashed through the stop barrier in the Dutch city of Spijkenisse, only to be salvaged from plummeting to the ground by a piece of art titled ‘Saved by a Whale’s Tail’.In a bizarre if rather poetic incident, a metro train has crashed through the stop barrier in the Dutch city of Spijkenisse, only to be salvaged from plummeting to the ground by a piece of art titled ‘Saved by a Whale’s Tail’.

Whale of a tale! Dutch metro train crashes through barrier, lands in mid-air on giant animal sculpture (PHOTOS, VIDEO) — RT World News

Incredible footage emerged last night of a sculpture of a whale’s tail saving a Dutch light railway train from plunging several stories to the ground.Incredible footage emerged last night of a sculpture of a whale’s tail saving a Dutch light railway train from plunging several stories to the ground.

Whale Tail Saves Train

A metro train in the Netherlands avoided crash thanks to a giant sculpture of a whale's fin.Authorities were eager to survey the fluke.

Whale sculpture saves crashed metro train in midair

A metro train that crashed through a barrier near Rotterdam is left suspended thanks to a sculpture.A metro train that crashed through a barrier near Rotterdam is left suspended thanks to a sculpture.

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The cause of the crash was still being investigated.The cause of the crash was still being investigated.

Whale tail sculpture saves Dutch metro train - News | Khaleej Times

The train remained sitting safely on top of the tail’s two fins, avoiding a 30-foot tumble to the ground below.

Whale tail sculpture ‘catches’ train from falling off tracks in Netherlands - pennlive.com

An 18-year-old sculpture caught a metro train after it crushed barriers at the end of the tracks early Monday.An 18-year-old sculpture caught a metro train after it crushed barriers at the end of the tracks early Monday.

Whale Tail Sculpture Catches Dutch Train 30 Feet Above Ground : NPR

A train that shot through a stop block was saved from a plunge into the water below - by a sculpture of a whale's tail, Sky News reports...A train that shot through a stop block was saved from a plunge into the water below - by a sculpture of a whale's tail, Sky News reports.The metro train was left balancing on the tail fins - known...

Sculpture prevents Dutch train from 10m plunge | The Standard

The train would have crashed more than 30 feet to the ground had it not landed on one of two whale tails installed by an architect almost 20 years ago.The train would have crashed more than 30 feet to the ground had it not landed on one of two whale tails installed by an architect almost 20 years ago.

Whale of a ride: Crashed subway train lands on giant sea creature sculpture

A metro train that ploughed through stop blocks at a station encountered an unlikely twist of fate - being saved by a whale sculpture. A metro train that ploughed through stop blocks at a station encountered an unlikely twist of fate - being saved by a whale sculpture.

Safety fins: whale statue saves train from crashing to the ground - LBC

A giant sculpture of a whale’s tail stopped a train from plunging into a river, saving the life of the driver. A giant sculpture of a whale’s tail stopped a train from plunging into a river, saving the life of the driver.

Giant whale tale sculpture saves train from plunging into river | Arts

Art, inadvertently came to the rescue of the helpless operator on board a derailed train in the Netherlands as it sped towards a deadly 30 foot drop; fortunately, a giant 32-foot sculpture of a sea creature with a whale's tail stood between the unstoppable train and the drop and effectively stopped the train before it would have fallen.Art, inadvertently came to the rescue of the helpless operator on board a derailed train in the Netherlands as it sped towards a deadly 30 foot drop; fortunately, a giant 32-foot sculpture of a sea creature with a whale's tail stood between the unstoppable train and the drop and effectively stopped the train before it would have fallen.

Derailed train saved from devastating crash by giant sculpture of whale's tail

The driver of a metro train escaped injury when the front carriage rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails and was caught by a sculpture of a whale's tail near the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.The driver of a metro train escaped injury when the front carriage rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails and was caught by a sculpture of a whale’s tail near the Dutch port c…

What a fluke: Dutch whale tail sculpture catches derailed metro train | WANE 15

The driver of a metro train in the Netherlands is a very, very lucky man. Incredible images show that a sculpture of a whale's tail saved him and his train from a nasty plunge, reports DutchNews.nl... World News Summaries. | NewserIt's 2020, so why not?

Whale's Tail Saves a Runaway Train

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Digest: Rotterdam train saved by landing on whale's tail sculpture | Trains Magazine

The sculpture's official name, “Saved by the Whale’s Tail," now seems apt.The sculpture's official name, “Saved by the Whale’s Tail," now seems apt.

Rotterdam metro train saved from crash by whale’s tail sculpture - The Washington Post

The driver of a metro train in Rotterdam has escaped a crash without injury thanks to a sculpture of a whale tail.The driver of a metro train in Rotterdam has escaped a crash without injury thanks to a sculpture of a whale tail.

Whale tail sculpture saves runaway Metro train in Rotterdam | ITV News

A Dutch tube train crashed through the buffers at the end of a metro line yesterday morning and was only stopped from plunging ten metres to the ground by a giant sculpture of a whale’s tail.TheA Dutch tube train crashed through the buffers at the end of a metro line yesterday morning and was only stopped from plunging ten metres to the ground by a giant sculpture of a whale’s tail.The

A massive whale sculpture saved the life of a metro driver in the Netherlands, after his train ploughed through the barriers at the line's final station. The carriage was left perched several meters above the ground.A massive whale sculpture saved the life of a metro driver in the Netherlands, after his train ploughed through the barriers at the line's final station. The carriage was left perched several meters above the ground.

Dutch subway train saved by giant whale sculpture | News | DW | 02.11.2020