KOURA, Lebanon: "Poor creatures," is your first thought, as an overcrowded cattle truck
trundles past you on the highway on its way either from the port or to the slaughterhouse.
Beginning their journey late on a Sunday earlier this year, this group of migrants arrived from the Andes Mountains on buses and cattle trucks
, with the William waiting offshore.
We had to literally be shoehorned on to the train and had to travel in conditions worse than a cattle truck
. One lady was unable to get off the train at University Station and I had an awful job to get off at Selly Oak.
John Harrower said: "Yes, been stuck on it from Stirling to Edinburgh like cattle on a cattle truck
. One hot day we were on and woman were asking the conductor to please don't let anyone else on as the train was packed, but he did anyway."
They eventually made the journey by cattle truck
to Stalag Lsa, in Wolfsberg, Austria.
"There were 48 of us in a cattle truck
. You could see ice from your breath.
She was loaded into a cattle truck
with some of her girls and taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where the Nazis used her for slave labour and worked her to death.
The 16-year-old A-level student was the front seat passenger in his Peugeot 206 hatchback when it crashed with a cattle truck
With the train I was on packed like a cattle truck
(and doubtless others would have been) many of the visitors travelling had a very dim view of our rail service.
One suggestion was that disabled people were lucky to have what they did and that if they wanted to use a train why didn't they just put a cattle truck
on the back and shove us all in there.
A MAN who drove a cattle truck
for five days without a proper break has been sentenced to 40 days imprisonment.
A former army Captain who escaped the Nazis through the floorboards of a cattle truck
and went on to become a leading figure in the jewellery industry, has died aged 92.
While the roads were under water, Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly was explaining that pounds 50 billion needs to be ploughed into the railways over a five year period in an attempt to at least reduce the "cattle truck
" horrors faced daily by commuters.
Earlier this week The Dikler was enduring a run on the rattler with conditions becoming increasingly akin to a cattle truck
when the doors opened at Sunningdale.
I take the ScotRail cattle truck
to Glasgow every day and when I look out over the nearby M8, I lose count of the number of cars which only have one person in them.