Passengers on a Central Line train were “baffled” by a pregnant woman who apparently broke the rules and put herself and her unborn child at risk.
The woman, described as very pregnant, left some passengers in astonishment as she walked through different metro cars using the doors at each end – as the train was moving.
This happened aboard the 9:30 a.m. train shortly after leaving Ealing Broadway station on December 13.
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A bystander, who reported the incident to a local community Facebook group, explained that the lady had hardly passed the doors of the “shaking” cars and could easily have been killed if she hadn’t had this. luck.
The worried passenger said: “I just saw a very pregnant woman walk dangerously through the doors through the doors as the train was moving. I didn’t say anything but she could have died and I’m sure it’s against the law.
“I spoke to other passengers and they were just as angry. She even did it twice!
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One person commented on the post and said: “Wow. Yeah, I’m pretty sure it’s illegal so why would she take the risk carrying a baby.
Another said: “This does not break the law but is against the rules on all trains.
“When the train is running it’s really dangerous and she could be fined.”
It is forbidden to drive between cars while the metro is in motion.
The doors should only be used in an emergency or if the cart doors are blocked in some way.
The doors have clear warnings urging passengers not to attempt to cross.
They are in place to stop accidents and doors are only installed in an emergency.
You could face a fine, but generally no legal action will be taken against someone who decides to do so and this is clearly stated against.
The woman remains anonymous, but commentators were hoping she would see the post and think twice before doing it again.
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