Train overshoots in Rameswaram, platform damaged

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.