People power: passengers free man trapped by train in Australia


A commuter near the Western Australian capital Perth had a lucky escape on Wednesday (August 6), after he fell into the gap between the train and the platform at Stirling Station.

The passenger, who found himself wedged in place, was rescued by his fellow travellers tilting the train, allowing him to be pulled to safety.

He was taken away by authorities and given the all clear by medics, local media reported.

The passengers reboarded the train and left the platform just fifteen minutes behind schedule.

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