The quick thinking man rushed in to save the woman running to the edge of the platform in Putian, China's Fujian province on May 10.
Fortunately, one quick thinking railway worker named Weng Jianzhong jumped into action to save the student's life.
The railway worker banged his head as he saved the woman at Fengting Railway Station, he has not sustained any serious injuries.
What the video doesn't show is that a bullet train is fast approaching the platform. This she did seconds before the high-speed train was about to reach the station.
Reports claim that the railway worker Mr Jianzhong had noticed that this woman was in a low mood earlier and had since paid particular attention to her on the platform.
The man responds quickly, grabbing her arm and stopping her from tumbling into the path of the moving train. The railway worker did not sustain any severe injuries.
Weng reportedly received 6,000 Chinese yuan (£675) as reward for his act of bravery. He immediately stopped the girl and pulled her back with all his strength.
Government statistics for 1999 show the suicide rate per 100,000 people was 13.0 for men and 14.8 for women in China.
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