Video: Train Struck by Lightning in Japan
A Limited Express train operated by Odakyu Railways which was traveling from Shinjuku to Machida in Japan was struck by lightning as it crossed a bridge spanning the Tamagawa River.
After watching the video below, it is no surprise that a portion of a car on the ten-car train was scorched — but you might be amazed that no one was injured:
FlyerTalk members provide the translation to English of what was said on the video in Japanese, as well as additional details pertaining to this incident.
The account of artcgate01 on YouTube was the source of this video.