Knocking Of Two Locals Between Haur & Panskura Stations, No Casualties


Kolkata: On Sunday Down Balichak- Howrah Local knocked in the rear of the stationary 38818 Down Midnapur – Howrah Local at KM 73.06 between Haur and Panskura Stations on Automatic Signalling System of working on Howrah – Kharagpur Section.

No injury has been reported. Up and Down train movement continued over Up line and middle line, but the train movements on the main down line only remain affected for couple of hour and normalcy on down mainline resumed at around 17.30 hrs.

Additional General Manager South Eastern Railway, Divisional Railway Manager, Kharagpur Division and other senior officers from Headquarters and Division rushed to the spot. Motorman of the Down Balichak – Howrah Local has been put under suspension and a high level inquiry has been ordered.