It is illegal, dangerous, and has already claimed hundreds of lives. Media outlets call it a “sport” but, actually, that is as irresponsible as participating in it.
Train surfing, also known as tram surfing, is the act of riding on exterior parts of a moving train.
Train surfers ride outside of the structure, either on the side, behind, or on the roof of the railroad car. Sometimes, they even attempt to jump from one train to another or onto railway platforms.