A major train accident was averted on Friday morning in Bihar’s Katihar district moments before Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express was about to pass, thanks to an alert villager and his red flag – a gamcha.
The incident took place near Chaidha-Bunny halt on the Khagaria-Katihar rail sector.
On Friday morning, the rail line cracked with a loud thud as the Kamakhya – Rajendra Nagar Capital Express (Down) crossed the halt. Upon hearing the sound, local villager Bimal Kumar came out to inspect the origins of the sound and found the damaged tracks.
At the time, New Delhi-Guwahati-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express was about to cross the fractured tracks. Read More…