Sarnath Express collided with an iron track on train tracks in Ballia

Amar Ujala Network, Ballia

Published by: Geetarjuna Gautam
Updated Thursday, July 01, 2021 10:00 PM

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An iron track was laid on the railway line in front of the village of Ibrahimabad between Bakulha and Suremanpur station in the Ballia district. What the driver saw and tried to stop the train understandingly. When the train stopped, it collided with the track and the engine stopped.

Sarnath Express.
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The Sarnath Express from Durg to Chhapra on the Ballia-Chhapra railway survived the accident on Tuesday night. Anarchists had laid a four-foot long iron rail on the railway line in front of the village of Ibrahimabad between Bakulha and Suremanpur stations in Ballia district. A serious accident could be averted due to the understanding of the engine driver, but the car collided with the road when stopped. This caused the engine to malfunction. The car stopped for about two hours. The train was dispatched from Chhapra with a request for another locomotive.05160 Dn Special Sarnath Express left Suremanpur around 9.30 p.m. for Chhapra. In front of the village of Ibrahimabad, about four kilometers east of the Suremanpur station, anarchists had laid a four-foot-long interrupted railway line on the railway line near the town of Jathwa Baba. The driver sensed that something was on the track.

The driver tried to stop the train, but when stopped, the train collided with an iron track and the engine failed. The driver informed the station masters at Suremanpur and Bakulaha stations. The superintendent of Suremanpur station, LP Verma, informed the control room of the railway. Another locomotive came from Chhapra at the direction of the control room.

After that, the train to Chhapra was left. Commuters suffered greatly when the train stopped in a deserted area for almost two hours. Traffic on the railway line also came to a standstill. The Superintendent of Suremanpur Railway Station LP Verma said a serious accident was averted. The officials have been informed of this. GRP and RPF reached the site and inspected the site. Further investigations will be conducted under the direction of senior officials.

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The Sarnath Express from Durg to Chhapra on the Ballia-Chhapra railway survived the accident on Tuesday night. Anarchists had laid a four-foot-long iron rail on the railway line in front of the village of Ibrahimabad between the Bakulha and Suremanpur stations in the Ballia district. A serious accident could be averted due to the understanding of the engine driver, but the car collided with the road when stopped. This caused the engine to malfunction. The car stopped for about two hours. The train was dispatched from Chhapra with a request for another locomotive.

05160 Dn Special Sarnath Express left Suremanpur around 9.30 p.m. for Chhapra. In front of the village of Ibrahimabad, about four kilometers east of the Suremanpur station, anarchists had laid a four-foot-long interrupted railway line on the railway line near the town of Jathwa Baba. The driver sensed that something was on the track.

The driver tried to stop the train, but when stopped, the train collided with an iron track and the engine failed. The driver informed the station masters at Suremanpur and Bakulaha stations. The superintendent of Suremanpur station, LP Verma, informed the control room of the railway. Another locomotive came from Chhapra at the direction of the control room.

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