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Lon More
24th Sep 2008, 01:24
A couple in South Africa who were having sex on a railway track in
Mpumalanga Province have been killed by a goods train, police say.

Spokesman Abie Khoabane said it took place on Friday evening and the
victims were yet to be identified.

He told local newspapers that the couple ignored the driver's shouts
as he moved the train into the disused station in Kinross town.

"They continued with their business," he told the Sowetan paper.

According to South Africa's Beeld newspaper, the area was deserted
with no cars or houses nearby.

The man died at the scene and the woman died later at hospital, the
Sowetan reports.

The police have appealed for those with missing relatives to come
forward to help with their investigation.

RAPA Pilot
24th Sep 2008, 01:30
He was going at it like a freight train and she was yelling "she'll be comin' round the mountain when she comes"

Obvious. They could not thear the approaching Locomotive........

Arm out the window
24th Sep 2008, 02:27
Must've had one-track minds, or maybe they were just loco.

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!
24th Sep 2008, 03:01
The man died at the scene and the woman died later at hospital, the Sowetan reports.I suppose it's typical that he was first.

BlueDiamond
24th Sep 2008, 05:19
Bet they were pretty cut up about being interrupted ...:uhoh:

Krystal n chips
24th Sep 2008, 05:59
You do realise the distress this will cause to every PR "executive" here in the UK who "works" for Network Rail and the TOC's don't you....imagine not being able to conjure up such an improbable excuse excuse as the "wrong sort of sex on the line" as a reason to cancel services. :E

Arm out the window
24th Sep 2008, 06:21
Him: "I think I can ... I think I can ..."
Her: "Mind the gap!"

treadigraph
24th Sep 2008, 07:56
That was one hell of a coupling...

Captain Stable
24th Sep 2008, 08:23
They were coming, and the train was coming, but the train was the only one equipped with brakes...

keyboard flier
24th Sep 2008, 12:41
You lot have got one track minds.
The lad could have been steaming away at the buffers and when the whistle blew his mind would have been off track.

Beatriz Fontana
24th Sep 2008, 12:42
Maybe they were giving out the wrong signals....

frostbite
24th Sep 2008, 13:00
Most efficient form of contraception yet.

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!
24th Sep 2008, 13:06
Having sex on the train tracks? They must have been loco.

angels
24th Sep 2008, 13:42
Trust you lot to coming steaming in with train puns.

tony draper
24th Sep 2008, 13:48
Thought those African Trains had Cow Catchers on the front to thrust aside Lions Rhinos Elephants and such sitting on the track.
:uhoh:
Well they did have them int olden days when I was there.

ORAC
24th Sep 2008, 13:50
Was he trying to buffer or shunt her?, and were they awarded any points?

Ozzy
24th Sep 2008, 14:28
They should have used protection. Mind you the train plunging into the dark tunnel is an image one would not want to remember....

Ozzy

Foss
24th Sep 2008, 14:39
http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd113/Gfwfos/vt-logo.gif

Media centre - ring ring
'The driver did what? I didn't even know we had trains in South Africa. Well they're not Virgins now, they are definately [email protected]@@ed. Er, there's no snow in South Africa is there? No? Ok. What about leaves? No? Doesn't matter. Get Dick, I mean Mr Branson. Oh, and a graphic designer, we're going to have to change the logo a bit.'

eticket
24th Sep 2008, 15:49
Perhaps they were trying: "Its quicker by rail"

or

they were "letting the train take the strain".


I think it was a bit insensitive of the police to appeal for relatives 'to come forward'.

Curious Pax
24th Sep 2008, 16:41
He wanted a quiet night in, but she railroaded him into it....


Sorry....hat...coat.....

GrumpyOldFart
24th Sep 2008, 16:54
I think we should all be a little guarded as to what we say. This isn't really the right platform for a subject like this.

ORAC
24th Sep 2008, 17:09
So, a hole in one followed by 17 Bogies. Bet he ended up with a bit of a handicap after that......

eticket
24th Sep 2008, 17:17
Perhaps he was track-laying.

isi3000
24th Sep 2008, 20:26
Well it must have ruined their train of thought :}

RAPA Pilot
24th Sep 2008, 21:55
Woman, "Do you think this might be a little dangerous making love on the track"
Man, " I Deltic"

Boom Boom!!!

Little Blue
24th Sep 2008, 22:18
Come and go at the same time, eh?