On November 4, a 60-year-old man noticed something suspicious at a railroad crossing in Yabu, Japan: a large black box. He called the police, and an officer showed up on the scene, only to discover the large black box was a PlayStation 2.
After the man, who was crossing the railroad tracks, noticed the console, a Japan Rail passenger train passed by. According to Nikkan Sports, thankfully, none of the 30 or so passengers were injured.
Certainly, placing foreign objects on train tracks can cause accidents — although the PS2 seems like something that would be (and was) damaged, if not destroyed, immediately on impact.
Still, the police are investigating the matter, trying to discern who placed the object on the tracks.
線路上にプレステ２放置 [Nikkan Sports]