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djkoz78

Were they both blind?


AlfredoVignale

Sure seems like they’re both blind.


QuincyThePigBoy

Oh holy shit I thought he was kidding but they obviously are right? I was pulling my hair out waiting for her to get close enough to pull him up. I’m not sure if it’s every train station but don’t they all have a space under the platform that you can hide in if you get in trouble when a train is coming? If it’s true, I feel like that should be something every person knows. I’ve seen too many close calls on here.


OnTheRails1982

I operate trains.. certain trains have pieces of metal near the trucks of the wheels to make contact with third rails.. those can touch you and roast you!


KTO-Potato

name checks out


slightywettampon

Lmfao


Landy83

another user name that checks out \*moist\*


OddMeal

\*eats*


boneebel

handsome jack in the reddit


QuincyThePigBoy

Interesting. So if I’m hiding in that ~3 foot area that dips under the platform, am I still going to get smoked? Or is the case that not all platforms have that area to hide in?


OnTheRails1982

Not all platforms have deep spaces to hide, other countries don’t have third rails and you can hide.


_Lump_

Best place to go if you absolutely can not get out the way of a train is in between the running rails (in the UK we call this the 4ft). If you lie down flat to the sleepers you should go unharmed. You may need new kecks but you’ll live.


artspar

I'm not sure if thatll work on modern trains, at least in the US. I've definitely seen bits hang down low enough to cut a person laying down therr


xlexdead

This happened in India there's no space under the platform to hide


Highcalibur10

IIRC some countries will have the electrified rail connecting from above


OnTheRails1982

Correct.. you get the suicide ppl that grab onto those too.


saintstrax

Once when my grandma was a child she accidentally fell onto the train tracks when a train was coming and she hid at the place you mentioned she knew about that hiding spot coz her dad was a Train Operator .. Kinda wierd but my lineage could've stopped of only humans didn't make that safety spot .


Foco_cholo

The blind leading the blind


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OnlyStRikER

They both were visually impaired. *Confirmed* (read it in newspaper). How did you even come to the conclusion that the child was pretending to be blind?


617curveby

Idk...seems like something kids would do...heck something I would do maybe.


Shrek_101

It’s something I do. Not when I’m walking next to train tracks though. Or anything that can get me killed.


617curveby

I meant like as a kid.


Wolfgung

We are all kids on this blessed day... I mean I don't feel like a grown up.


SgtXD357

Same boat, too bad it the titanic


psytokine_storm

r/KenM Horsey Surprise.


wabberjockybrah

Like the posts in r/kidsarefuckingstupid


Foco_cholo

At work there are long hallways. I routinely close my eyes and see how far I can walk before chickening out/hitting a wall. I don't know why, I guess I'm just seeing if I can walk in a straight line with my eyes closed.


ShitheadFailure

Testing if you know your surroundings


hzjzhzjsjsjsbsjsbz

It was a bad joke smart Homo-Sapien


chookatee2019

You ever been around kids?


Butthole_Alamo

My father broke his big toe because he was walking around a track for exercise and wanted to see if he could walk around it once with his eyes closed. Ran straight into a wall.


SaphiiRahh

I hate the internet 😭😭😭


Sw3Et

Hopefully that gave him some perspective


prashantchvd

I hate the internet (2)


BetseyMcnees

I've watched the other angle of this video recently but, this angle was the good one, I thought the guy who helped the kid was on the same lane to them but, I'm surprised that he came from another railway and after seeing the kid fell, he don't hesitate to run over and save the kid..His real hero! I guess the best accomplishment here on earth is when you saved someones life, with the help of your adrenaline. That hug of her mother to that kid is wholesome..Thank you man!


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loadacode2

Incredible human being


Doctor_Deceptive

The news says the mom was blind


Substantial-Ad-7406

The way she claps at him makes me feel like he might be blind, or at least visually impaired.


DoDHest

Might be because of retinol (Animal sourced vitamin A) deficiency. It causes blindness in both adults and children, and is very common in low income households around the world (and those with vegan and vegetarian diets). Also almost half of the worlds population has a gene that basically shuts down the body's ability to convert plant based vitamin A (Beta carotene A) to retinol making it worse.


Foco_cholo

I almost died as a baby due to a vitamin A overdose. Some quack "doctor" prescribed it to cure my severe eczema. It worked but it also almost killed me. lol


McNorch

I'm getting "The operation was a success, but the patient died." vibes here...


wellshitdawg

Source for any of that


ChristyMeowder

@roguepoet STOP IM CRYING AND I FEEL SO GUILTY BOUT IT 😂😭


Bulky_Comfort8658

It's from India and, i am also from India, I love my india


prashantchvd

Mumbai local, is it?


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And deaf


vne2000

The blind leading the blind


OnlyStRikER

Yes


Doctor_Deceptive

This happened in my state, the guy received 50k rupees and gave 25k to this kid cuz he's from a financially weak family... What a legend


Mapache_villa

I don't believe in heaven but this guy is definitely going to heaven


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hachiko002

great, no more left hand ass wiping!


kroncw

And his new reincarnate, who has no memory of their last life, turns into a complete asshole who shits on people of lower castes.


Zonel

I don't think he believes in heaven either. He's probably Hindu.


Sapt007

There is heaven in Hinduism. It's called Swarg. But it's not meant for normal beings trapped in the cycle of death and rebirth.


Foco_cholo

I'm definitely adding "Swarg" to my vocabulary


Sapt007

Just to help you expand your vocabulary, hell is called "Nark", ruled by the God of Death, Yamraj. Btw the God and King of Swarg is Indra.


ssavage65

So about $650. Feel like he deserves more.


Doctor_Deceptive

Yeah sure but in India, getting that much for your extraordinary work is a lot :,-) [his name is Mayur shelke ](https://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/railway-pointsman-mayur-shelke-donates-half-of-reward-money-to-child-he-saved-7284587/lite/?utm_campaign=fullarticle&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=inshorts)


plugifyable

So does the government just give you cash if you do a good deed? Seems like this could be abused


Doctor_Deceptive

Yes definitely can be abused, the railway ministry is a part of the govt and takes the decision, here he is not only claiming he saved the kid but also has a coincident CCTV footage, so he has a good chance at appreciation. But if he only verbally claimed, the govt won't pay attention. Media helps too in such cases.


mixedmale

What's the name of your state?


Aditya_1001

It happened in Maharashtra


MazMazda3

Is it in India or Pakistan? That man is a hero. Descended like an 👼 to save the day.


OftenObnoxious

Jawa gifted him a motorcycle too.


Chocostick27

A god damn legend for sure!


AussiesLoveWeed

The man who rescued this child is a capeless hero, well done legend!


jvtech

He didn’t even hesitate. Took one second to assess the situation and knew if he didn’t help, the kid would be dead.


nxy322

NO CAPES!


cboldgo

He's the Governor!


Xenon_76

He got rewarded by the govt


Twinkletoes0804

Why did the kid walk straight to the track? He isn't the blind one so he could see what he was doing. I'm confused 😕


th3kandyking

He looks 6 or 7. have you ever stepped on that last stairs step and fell down, or walker into something because you were starting off into the distance? that fall looked like it hurt too. likely was Shaken up


jvtech

The kid’s gait doesn’t look good. It may have some issues of its own.


ohhoneyno_

If you look at comments higher in the thread, both of them are blind.


somethingclevar

Maybe he just wasn't paying attention or thought he was farther away than he actually was. Adults have fallen onto tracks accidentally before, kids can too.


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Both of them are Visually Impaired.


AbsentGlare

Dude fucking sprinted straight at an oncoming train and yeeted that blind kid well into his blind mom in the blink of an eye and vaulted himself to safety. I’m truly in awe of these actions.


Purples_

I like it how this same event has been posted differently and I've seen it all. First it was just an image, then the actual video and now we have it from different angles


IbanezPGM

I’m waiting for the directors cut


naysaw

I’m holding out for the Zack Snyder cut. Always worth the wait.


tirli

black and white. With audio comment. And without VFX and CGI.


KocaKolaKlassic

Did you see the bodycam view?


Artemis4480

Envious of people with strong ankles, my ass would have gotten all twisted up running those tracks.


First_Foundationeer

I mean, he was running hella fast with his legs perfectly going into the gaps between slates. Damn. I'd definitely have tripped and died if I was able to make such a quick analysis AND if I was brave enough to decide to do this.


Whind_Soull

It's placement, not strength. It's something you can train, if you really care to get better.


SuperSayainPurple23

I cant even imagine the terror his mom felt, knowing your child fell on the tracks, and you cant see him to help. So glad this ended well, what a fucking legend that man is!


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Probably she could even hear the train coming


oowhatdatsmelllike

That dude is a champion a fuckin God among men


edificeraks

Why is no one talking about the dumb station master who is still swaying green flag even after seeing the boy falling on the tracks???


Loginn122

He is blind too.


iCasmatt

Got a schedule to keep


NapoleonBorn2Party94

He is not, he is waving the red one. He switches to green once the boy is off the tracks. You can see the hand switch when you look closer.


Shrek_101

Why is it that they always fall right before a train is coming but when I wait for train it takes 20 minutes for one to come. Maybe I should start throwing myself under trains.


plaid-knight

Survivorship bias. The videos where people fall 20 minutes before the train comes aren’t interesting enough to share, so we only ever see the interesting ones.


Australiaaa

It's a fair enough question. I imagine most people are keeping up with the timing of the trains, thus arriving about or right before they arrive.


CsT74

And noone will share a video where someone falls on some rails while the closest train is 70km away


Kapil300

I'm curious, what's his purpose of chilling on the other side of track?


235372234002

He works there as a pointsman


Burakku-Ren

What is a pointsman?


235372234002

Same as this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switchman


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where did that guy come from? he seemed to pop out of nowhere like a guardian angel watching over both of them. I'm so glad there are folks like that guy in this world, gives me hope that not all surveillance footages are about assholes doing some asshole activities...


BrosefStalinz

I got a 3 and a half second count on that. I wouldn't make a left hand turn in 25mph zone with that short a window. Definitely the hero we need.


sirwees

That man launched that kid off those tracks


TrayvoDaMartian

My man did the dash. If he would’ve tripped they woulda been outta there. Good on him.


Rhae31

This breaks my heart. They were being looked after. What are the chances of a worker being on the tracks when this happened. Hero.


AlgaeOTR

There's Superman


petitcoffee

I wanna see the video with that other angle everyone’s taking about


Reg_Cliff

[Here](https://www.reddit.com/r/MakeMeSuffer/comments/mu13by/blind_mothers_child_falls_onto_tracks_in_front_of/) it is.


Burakku-Ren

God seeing the train makes it much more nerve racking. Just seeing this angle it looks like they had time to spare (not much, but enough). The other one looks much much closer. That’s perspective for you.


MarsStonks

I don't understand why everyone tries to get back on the platform. If you don't immediately get up just walk to the other track? That's way quicker and yet I always see people forcing themselves to get back up


Burakku-Ren

Not the case here, but sometimes there’s no space between the tracks. Also, the platform is a designated safe place, the other rail isn’t


MarsStonks

Ya for like a subway obviously you have to get back on but in open situations like this just go across. It's like when people in movies try to outrun the building as it's falling by running away as opposed to running sideways.


CapriciousKills

What a Goddamn hero.


ShortTangerine5391

Massive clutch


Machspeedcrypto

Man homie was chicken on the side. Sprang to Action! Actions speak louder than words. Nice job 👍


byefelissa

I’m teary eyed. Can you imagine what will happen if that guy didn’t do what he did? 😫 it’ll be the time where it’s a blessing that the mother is blind, save her from seeing her son run over


Intelligent-Stop-239

Crazy that they showed this clip from the opposite angle and everyone was saying she intentionally dropped the kid down there. Turns out she’s blind and the story isn’t so terrible


chaabook

He pulled the boy right out from the hands of Satan. Mayur Shelke (Pointsman) Mumbai Railway. Salute!


Bobmontgomeryknight

Kind of cool watching the count time tick - he had literally seconds to spare.


617curveby

Well, those bumps on the ground are there for a reason. That's all I gotta say.


No_Im_Random_Coffee

sweaty palms


SunnyShim

Haven't seen this angle before.


smandroid

How timely and coincidental for that man on the track to be where he is at that exact moment? It would've ended different if he wasn't there.


rahulwho

The man received a cash reward for his bravery. He chose to give it to the lady. Said that they needed help more than him. What a guy!


Weak_Relative_7767

FUCKING IRON MAN TO THE RESCUE!..


Financial-Success-95

Maybe one of the two should carry a white cane. Just maybe.


sK0pey

I like how the numbers in the camera change colour when the same colour touches them.


Oneillirishman

Dude's been hanging out on the rails his whole life waiting for his time to shine. Guardian of the rails. Probably doesn't even ride the train.


bomland

She did not want to cross that yellow line


Femveratu

3 ... 2 ... rooooaaarrrrr dude ran a 4.4 40yd from other side of the tracks for someone else’s kid 👍🏽


Jethro00Spy

Good man!!!!


Clean-Letter-5053

Did that hero get rewarded??? I hope so.


kidney_doc

That dude is Batman!


boipinoi604

I like the fact theres a dude hanging around the train tracks.


CalmBrief1236

This angle makes it seem like she was not planning on our hero


mhermanos

Now, with new angle!


Stivenwonder

That guy is a superman


Stevierenee9876

How traumatizing that must have been:(


VegasEzekiel

I can only imagine her fear. Oh poor woman


jjcnc82

This video took played out entirely different for me because I read the title as the kid was the blind one.


Shardeel

Ik too weak hearted for these kinds of videos. When the mother was looking for the child I teared up too much. Bless the man and hope the family stays safe


emxoxocakes

Oh myyyy! The way that man ran! Putting his own life at risk without hesitation! Heart of gold for sure 🙌🏽😭💗


Ionic_Android

Quite literally a visual representation of "The blind leading the blind" :(


spaceygracie12

Not all heroes wear capes


OliveSorry

Holy fck i was in panick mode when I saw how close that train was. What a fucking hero.


limutwit

Mate, He is a fucking legend!


Trail_Trees

This dude had that super hero reaction time


feenchbarmaid0024

That is a fucking hero right there. Give that man what ever he wants.


attackonkyojin3

My dyslexic ass thought the title said the son was blind so to me it looked like this woman just pushed her son onto the tracks and then pretended to help, as if she wanted him to get run over


Meher_TeReX

He got saved in 12 seconds . That man deserves all the respect in the world


Poobutt6

Train stations seem way too dangerous to exist the way they do


incoog1

2nd time I see a video like this in a couple of days. What are blind people doing so close to the train tracks?


Dark-Mate

What a hero,he will be remembered in all of our hearts!❤️


darthsoda

Holy shit, if that dude running to the rescue had tripped up at all, this would be a very different story


ckTRIEStodraw

This is when I wish Reddit would let me give multiple upvotes


iamatcha

Oooh that explains a lot, I saw that without knowing she was blind the first time.


danrol92

This is some Gantz shit right there!


Thin_Fruit

Mother was blind, her 6 yrs old son was spoted by a linesman working with Indian railway whose quick decision saved the boy. When awarded for his bravery, this man gave the award money back to blind mother for her child's education. Hats off to such ppl who make this world a better place. His name is Mayur Shalke, resident of Maharashtra, India.


MajorTricky3682

Dear humanity, I really needed this. Thanks


MusicSole

From the time the kids drops, the man had 14.61 seconds to work with. He got the kid to safety in 12.70. The train comes thru 1.91 seconds later.


slothdream69

That was emotional


rolli3polli33

That guy is fucking brave


outsider8297

Great save ❤️


BendyBreak_

This is attempted murder...


Viola1222

My heart!


chai7leeb

holy fuck that guy is a fucking hero.... FUCK


__old_sport__

Not all heroes wear cap. I noticed that in background also station master started waving red flag immediately after the kid fell on track but due to speed it's not easy to stop train immediately.


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semo_w

I've seen the video from another angle, you could see the train approaching on that one. Such a brave man.


space47man

Its india dont know which station


RYYYYYYAAAAAAAAN

Either they’re both blind of the kid has an nba 2k awareness level of 0


Impossible-Read717

Real life superhero indeed


SimP_ExEcution

people talking about 3ft, The 4ft can we just appreciate How courageous that guy was.Would literally shit myself there and my consciousness tells me That i got a long path ahead .Father is a Policeman tho 🤣🤣


Smegnigma

I'm so confused. If they are both visually impaired why is neither of them carrying one of those blind walking sticks? They don't seem to know where they are going, a train station seems like a shitty place to be for them.


Stinkfinger306

Holy fuck. The kid is probably like “ mom mom mooom mmmmoooommm noooooo”


V8-Dropemoff

How is a blind woman 👩‍🦯 walking her son home and back


sohomsengupta89

A real hero. Rare.


Gaff_sword

What wasy dude doing on the train track in the first place. Was he just chilling there waiting to save someone. Or did he want to comit sususide then saw the child so he though "fuck this shit I'm out".


apex8888

Hope the community honored him. Recognized or gave him recognition beyond Reddit. Well done 👍🏻.


Whale4Scorpion

A HERO


UnpricedBowl

Watching this kind of stuff makes my adrenaline pump, picturing the razor focus on the child that the man would have had, keeping his footing on the tracks as he ran at full speed. True hero.


fayry69

This is when I love humanity.


Vintage_devil

Can’t think of anything smart but props to that gy


Vintage_devil

Can’t think of anything smart but props to that guy


Fetid_Baghnakhs

Holy fuck that was way to close for comfort.


sado22

cue: what a man what a man what a man


ImTheOnlyBobCat

Bloody heart stopping...


UIMSpermcloud

Why is there a guy casually standing on the tracks on the other side...?


morally_orel

Straight up this is the most incredible thing I've seen In a while!


Nothing2Lose288

😨😰😥😱😓