Usamalama's YouTube channel is full of videos of bus and train-surfing
stunts, many ending in similar police chases.
The Echo has highlighted a series of terrifying incidents over recent weeks, including a sickening assault on train guard and Aberdare dad-of-two Mike Sheppard and regular instances of train-surfing
Unlike Spider-Man, the youngsters have been warned they could die if their train-surfing
exploits go wrong.
A TRAINEE teacher was killed in a train-surfing
stunt when he hit a bridge at 60mph.
An inquest heard how Edward Shone, 23, from Runcorn, was train-surfing
with a friend when the drunken prank went wrong near a train station in Surrey.
A UNIVERSITY graduate was killed in a train-surfing
stunt when his head struck a bridge as he clung to the side of a carriage speeding through the countryside at 60mph, an inquest heard yesterday .
Riding on the roof of a train, known as "train-surfing
", spread to Britain from Germany where it is a cult "sport" among reckless teenagers.
A group of youths were the latest gang spotted train-surfing
at a Maesteg station, leaping on to the side of a moving Arriva Trains Wales service and clinging on until the end of the platform.
C'mon, anybody who's ever had to spent an enforced couple of hours around the less-than-salubrious delights of Victoria Bus station or riding in a carriage with (and studiously avoiding eye-contact with) the kind of train-surfing
yobbos that seemingly only the UK can produce will know exactly what we're on about.
Anxious parents see train-surfing
as an extension of joy-riding which has already claimed dozens of young lives across the Province.