Rotterdam

Transportation • Public, Railway & Bus Transportation
Whale tail sculpture saves Dutch metro train

A Dutch metro train was saved from disaster Monday when it smashed through a safety barrier but was prevented from plummeting into water by a sculpture of a whale tail. The driver of the train, who was the only person on board, was unharmed in the incident which happened just after midnight at Spijkenisse, near the port city of Rotterdam.

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The Eurovision Song Contest 2020 has been cancelled

The yearly musical contest has been canceled following the spread of the coronavirus. The final was scheduled for May 16th in Rotterdam after the country's win in 2019.