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A lost train...

One can always be sure that a train knows the way to its destination... well, not quite...

According to the local press, an express train in Ukraine took the wrong turn and ended up in the wrong city earlier this week.

Instead of Zaporozhye in central Ukraine, the train from Lviv arrived at Dnepropetrovsk - 85 km north of its intended destination.

Train staff are reported as saying that a traffic controller directed the train the wrong way when diverting it around repair works on the track.

Apparently, no compensation or transfer to the original destination was offered to the passengers, who were unloaded in Dnepropetrovsk and left to fend for themselves.

Details from Ria Novosti below.

  • 09 August 2013
  • LNLG

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