Close shave for passengers of Dakshin Express, mishap averted

A major mishap was averted on Sunday, when at least seven coaches of south-bound Dakshin Express passed through a damaged track at Bhopal railway station.
Updated on Mar 23, 2015 05:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Bhopal

A major mishap was averted on Sunday, when at least seven coaches of south-bound Dakshin Express passed through a damaged track at Bhopal railway station.

According to information, Dakshin Express was supposed to arrive at platform number 1 of Bhopal railway station at 11 am. A railway employee Rajeev Chouhan spotted the damage and he immediately informed other senior officials who alerted the train driver and guard through walkie-talkie.

The driver used emergency brake to stop the train, but by that time, seven coaches had already passed through the damaged track.

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