Video: Man arrested after he was filmed clinging to speeding train by just wiper blades

A man was spotted clinging to the rear of a train’s windscreen wipers as it sped along the tracks at 70mph.

The incredible footage was posted by Lace Stone on her Facebook page with the comment: “When u don’t wanna ride with the filth on the train but u got places to be.”

The 19-second clip, which has been viewed more than 5,000 times, starts by showing a train speeding alongside the Mitchell Freeway in Perth, Australia.

He was detained and arrested by Public Transport Authority officers when the train arrived at its next stop at Stirling station and was taken to hospital to undergo a mental health assessment.

The 23-year-old was seen to climb onto the rear of the train before it left Leederville Station at around 4.30pm on Saturday, reports ABC .

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