This is the moment a family, thought to be Romany gypsies, hammer and prise bolts from a working train train in order to sell them as scrap as their young children played on the line.
Police in Romania have warned that a railway catastrophe is imminent as gangs of thieves have started stealing the ties and screws holding down tracks across the country.
In some extreme cases entire sections of railway line have been pulled up to sell for scrap metal.
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