Local trains collide head-on in Bengal

A train driver was among those injured when two local trains collided head on at Fulia station in West Bengal on Saturday.

Updated: Jan 07, 2012, 22:41 PM IST

Kolkata: A train driver was among those
injured when two local trains collided head on at
Fulia station on the Krishnanagar-Shantipur section in West
Bengal on Saturday.

The accident took place when the Shantipur-Sealdah local
which was coming from the opposite direction hit the
stationary Sealdah-Shantipur local train waiting at the number
2 platform of the Fulia station, Eastern Railway CPRO Samir
Goswami said.

The driver of the Shantipur-Sealdah train appeared to
have disregarded the red signal causing the accident leaving
some passengers including the driver of the other train
injured, sources said.

PTI