Source Pravda.Ru

Man falls asleep on railway tracks in St. Petersburg underground

A happy story of a man was told in Russia's St. Petersburg. The man fell on the tracks of the local underground and survived despite the fact that the trains had not been stopped. Neither train conductors, nor passengers could notice the man at first, who was sleeping comfortably between the railway tracks.

The incident took place on December 30 at Obvodnoy Kanal station, but the news was revealed only today, said Fontanka.ru. The movement of trains was eventually suspended to pull the man out from tracks.

The man was sleeping on the tracks for at least several minutes. Two trains rode above him, while he was asleep. It was the conductor of the third train that saw the man. He managed to survive because he fell into the the space between the rails, and the passing trains could not harm him.