It's too bad they didn't die.. cause then it would have been AWESOME and they would have won a Darwin award too. Best Darwin award death of the Century... self terminating due to intolerable levels of stupid.
Yes, the driver would have thought they were committing suicide. Suicides traumatise train drivers for ages. I've often wondered whether it was possible to do this, dd these two know enough about train engineering to know they wouldn't get hit by a passing axle ?