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Rotterdam commuter tram ‘Saved by a Whale’s Tale’ after derailment – ABC News

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…

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An elevated tram ran past the end of its tracks in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, but instead of plunging 10 metres to the ground, it came to rest delicately on top of a statue of a whale’s tail.

  • The statue is coincidentally called Saved by a Whale’s Tale
  • The driver was uninjured and there were no passengers on the train when it crashed
  • The architect who designed the sculpture was surprised it was so strong

The conductor emerged shocked but unharmed and there were no passengers on board.
The statue,…

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