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Mumbai railway staff averted major accident, alerted seniors about glitch on Kasara-bound train

The local services between Kasara and CST was disrupted during the  morning peak hours due to the rail fracture between Umbermali - Kasara.

mumbai Updated: Jul 20, 2017 15:12 IST
Sajana Nambiar
Sajana Nambiar
Hindustan Times
Mumbai news,rail fracture,accident averted

Followed by the rail fracture at Kasara on Thursday morning, the Kasara- Kalyan- Karjat Passenger association have decided to felicitate the gangman on duty who alerted the authorities about the rail fracture.

"A 17 inch rail fracture was observed by the gangman around 8.30am. He alerted the senior officer about it immediately and helped avert a major accident," said Shyam Ubale, general secretary of the association.

The local services between Kasara and CST was disrupted during the morning peak hours due to the rail fracture between Umbermali - Kasara. The services were resumed at 9.25 am but the trains were running behind schedule till noon.

"We have decided to meet the gangman and the officer personally and thank them for their alertness," added Ubale.

First Published: Jul 20, 2017 15:12 IST