Posted by Ahem on April 27, 2002 at 18:23:14:
April 26, 2002 08:34 AM ET
A Frankfurt court ordered Deutsche Bahn (Germany Railways) to pay the man, who walked uncomfortably through the modern high-speed train, stumbling over people sitting in the corridors, as he searched in vain for a working WC.
All the toilets on the Frankfurt to Dresden train were locked because there was no water for flushing.
"The plaintiff had to torture himself with his urgent need for two hours because he could not find a free toilet," the court said in a written ruling.
The one working toilet was kept locked. A key witness in the case, a fellow passenger, gained access to it after pressuring a ticket inspector