Runaway Train Blows Through Six Stations With No Driver

Passengers on the London Tube barely escaped with their lives when a defective train with no driver broke away and sped through six stations without stopping. Circle around and hear the harrowing tale of London's ghost train of death.

The runaway train was an engineering vehicle that carried supplies for Tube workers, and its rolling rampage started at 7am. The ghost train raced 6km and blew through six stops before it came to a halt; several passenger trains narrowly avoided collision by speeding through stops and diverting to other lines to get away from it. It's still unclear what caused it to malfunction, but at least no injuries were reported.

[Daily Mail, image via Getty]

Republished from Gawker.

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