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“Vengeful” Elevator Captures Norwegians Who Were Vandalizing It
Monday, May 7, 2007 0351 PDT

OSLO, Norway — Two young Norwegian vandals overlooked a small but crucial detail when they started smashing up a train station elevator: They were inside it.

And the elevator at the Lillestroem Train Station, north of Oslo, appeared to be the vengeful sort, sealing its doors and holding the two for the police.

“Vandalism is always sad, but a lot of people do see the humor in this,” Ellen Svendsvoll, of the National Rail Administration, said Monday. “They got what was coming to them.”

you can find the rest of this story at The Internationl Herald Tribune

Written by Stephen Rees

May 8, 2007 at 4:57 pm

Posted in Railway

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