Japanese High-Speed Rail Line Was Brought to Standstill by Tiny Slug That Fried on Power Cable

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Japanese rail company JR Kitakyushu says that one small slug was responsible for a power outage and subsequent delays for an estimated 12,000 commuters on a high-speed rail line in Kyushu on May 30, CNN reported on Monday.

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