Child rescued from Sydney monorail
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Rescue as Sydney monorail fails amid soaring heat

Dozens of people had to be rescued from a monorail train in Sydney, Australia, when an apparent power cut left two carriages stranded.

Police and firefighters used a cherry-picker crane to reach the carriages, before forcing open the doors.

Paramedics told ABC News that temperatures in the carriages soared to 40C (104F).

Pia Harold reports.

  • 24 Sep 2012