TIL that The Netherlands doesn’t use sand for their trains, but a mixture called Sandite, it’s a gel consisting of sand, anti-freeze, and steel shot. Often dispensed by the first passenger trains of the day to combat leaf slipperyness.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandite

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