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Train overshoots in Rameswaram, platform damaged

Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011 - 22:10

Rameswaram: A platform at the Rameswaram
railway station was damaged on Friday when the last coach of the
empty Oha-Rameswaram express train overshot and smashed
against it while being shunted from one rail track to another,
officials said.

While no one was hurt, a part of the second platform was
damaged upon impact, officials said. A part of the rail track
also got mangled, they said.

The incident happened after passengers had alighted the
train the left the station, they said.


First Published: Friday, March 11, 2011 - 22:10
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