Insomnia (insomnia) wrote,

The trainrider goes public.

Well, looks like I was right that Alexander Richter, the Trainrider, is alive. Apparently, German reporters acted on a tip-off from a German citizen who followed up on my previous post, which was linked to on YouTube discussions of the video, as well as on Wikipedia. There's a video of the interview on YouTube for those who are interested.

For me, the odd thing about it was the number of upset people who contacted me, saying that they knew the Trainrider and that he had died, or who were upset at me spoiling their illusion. A living, breathing Trainrider is apparently not meaningful enough, I guess.


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