When the Toilet on a Train Freezes

In the olden days, toilets on trains were, effectively, holes leading directly between the human bottom and the tracks. In well-developed nations, these are uncommon—although they still exist in some parts of the world.

Using water to flush a toilet system is far more hygienic. But, as we can see from this TikTok video, there are potential complications. @neomoderneis shares what happens when a train toilet in Finland freezes over in the winter.

The background music is appropriate: “Let it Go” from Frozen. Well, if I must, I’ll straddle the ice-covered toilet and let it all go.

-via Massimo

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