Say What?!: Cyclist’s Near Miss with Oncoming Train Caught on Video

NETHERLANDS – Rail officials in the Netherlands said footage of a cyclist’s near miss with an oncoming train highlights the need for “guarded” crossings.

The video, posted to YouTube by Dutch railway infrastructure agency ProRail, shows the cyclist wait for a train to pass at a crossing in Geleen before cycling out onto the tracks — and directly into the path of a train traveling in the opposite direction.

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