March 31, 2021

Tram Takes on a Life of Its Own


Tram Takes on a Life of Its Own
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Most of us are lucky enough that if we screw up at our jobs, at least nobody will be around to turn it into a viral video. This tram-driver in Barnaul was unfortunately not so lucky, and incidentally got caught on camera doing the one thing you really aren't supposed to do as a tram-driver: let the tram drive away without you. 

The video that was shared on popular social media sites shows a driver desperately running alongside their rogue car. Thankfully it isn't too long before the person is able to catch the doors and jump inside the seemingly passenger-free cabin.

Our main question is how this was even possible in the first place. And it certainly seems as though we aren't the only ones with this concern, as the city is financing a commission to get to the bottom of this usual situation. 

Perhaps this incident is related to the infamous, possibly demonic, flame-throwing Tram from Hell?

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