Car stuck on tracks delays train services in Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 21:01

New Delhi: Train services in the city were disrupted for over an hour today when a car got stuck on the rail tracks between Dayabasti and Shakurbasti stations.

The incident delayed the movement of Chennai-Jammu Tawi Express which stopped at Dayabasti railway station from 12.52 am to 2.28 am, said a railway official, adding a goods train was also stopped.

The official said the incident could have been major had not the Railways been informed by an alert staff.
He said the incident happened around 12.45 am when a Tata Safari car got stuck on the tracks due to the "carelessness of the car driver".

The car was removed from the tracks at 2.10 am. The driver of the car has been arrested and sent to judicial custody.

First Published: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 21:01
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