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Every day whenever I'm at my dads I get the train to and from school. Some strange things have happened. I'm not sure if it is the same train every day, I do not know.

Before I continue I would like to point out I am aware of more than 1 death on the railway; most recently someone killed themselves jumping in front of a train. I know this because my dad works for the train company. Most famously, a cleaner was electrocuted on one of the trains while cleaning (you could find this on the news I think because the company was sued for it.) The train I get has very few people on, for the record.

It started off very minor. I witnessed a button being pushed that opened a door in the train when no one had pushed it. One could dismiss that as a glitch in technology, but has happened regularly, and I've seen the button being pushed down.

I've heard heavy banging on one of the windows when no one was there. I've heard shrieks and disembodied footsteps. I frequently feel kicking or jerks in the back of my seat, only to turn around and no one was there.

A few days ago, I saw a person come on the train and sit a few rows in front of me. I didn't see their face but they had short hair. I heard noisy grunting and I stood up to see if the person was okay. Nobody was sitting there.

I've never felt threatened during these encounters, though. Creeped out slightly, but never threatened. The train I always get is deserted, save for a group of boys who I stay away from because they blast really loud rap music. I'm not sure if this is possible, but maybe someone who died on the tracks haunt the train. Here is the link for the cleaner's death if you are interested:

Http://www.railtechnologymagazine.com/Rail-News/southeastern-fined-25m-after-cleaner-is-electrocuted-on-live-rail

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AugustaM (5 stories) (873 posts)
 
6 days ago (2019-08-15)
Honestly, I think most anything has the potential to be haunted - we have plenty of stories about haunted trailors, why not train cars? Plenty of novels, Anna Karenina for one, have featured train ghosts and I would dare suggest the existence of even more urban legends of entire ghost trains. By my way of reasoning, there wouldn't be so many notable iterations of the theme if there wasn't some kernel of truth to it.

It seems to me what you have experienced could be a residual haunting as it doesn't carry with it any emotional clout, doesn't interact with you and seems to repeat actions. Certainly enough strife has occurred in those tunnels to have whipped up some excess energy.

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