Swan song: German firefighters remove ‘mourning’ bird blocking railway line

At least 20 trains cancelled after swan stopped at site of another’s death near Fuldatal

Police and firefighters in Germany were forced to intervene to move an apparently “mourning” swan that was blocking a high-speed railway line, according to a statement released by the rescuers on Monday.

The swan was pictured blocking the line near Fuldatal, causing at least 20 trains to be cancelled, after a second swan was killed when it flew into the overhead line above the tracks.

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