Explained: How Railways Run Trains When Tracks Are Waterlogged


Explained: How Railways Run Trains When Tracks Are Waterlogged

Around 1,000 passengers on board Mahalaxmi Express had a harrowing time Saturday after the train was stranded on the tracks due to flash floods. These situations are, however, not unusual for the Indian Railways, which has a set protocol for rescuing a train stuck in water.

SAFETY OF PASSENGERS

The first priority is to ensure that the passengers are well taken care of, since getting a train physically out of water may take time. The office of the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) concerned takes care of the train. Read more

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