close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Alert loco pilot averts major collision near Wardha

An alert loco pilot of Chennai-Chhapra Ganga Kaveri Express has averted a major collision on the track at Bhugaon station near Wardah, official sources said on Monday.



Nagpur: An alert loco pilot of Chennai-Chhapra Ganga Kaveri Express has averted a major collision on the track at Bhugaon station near Wardah, official sources said on Monday.

The incident occurred yesterday when Ganga Kaveri was fast approaching Chitoda station and the driver noticed derailment of empty coal wagons on the track at Bhugaon
station and he immediately applied emergency brakes and brought the train to a grinding halt, officials said.

The 12 empty wagons of a coal rake derailed while being unloaded. Due to this, the train movement was affected but now the track has been restored for traffic, Nagpur
division, Central Railway PRO Y K Singh said, today.

Grand Trunk Express, Tamil Nadu Express, Secunderabad Rajdhani Express, Indore Express, Sampark Kranti Express were affected due to the incident, he added.

PTI

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video

DNA EXCLUSIVES

Right to Privacy in digital arena

Look who's talking, Pak is greatest exporter of terror: Top 10 quotes from Sushma Swaraj's speech at UNGA

Choked cities go under: DNA examines how vanishing water bodies & green spaces causing urban sprawls to sink

Abe’s visit elevates India-Japan ties to new heights

Walking through the diverse caves of Ellora