Howrah: A trackman died on railways tracks after being hit by a train at Uluberia on Tuesday.
Suryanarayan Sharma(55), was fixing problems in the railways tracks since the morning when a speeding Yeshwantpur Duranta Express hit him. He died on the spot. The incident occurred near Uluberia’s station cabin in Howrah. Suryanarayan was a resident of Titagarh in North 24 Parganas.
Suryanarayan’s co-workers staged a protest on the rail tracks. As a result, train services in the Howrah – Kharagpur line were disrupted for atleast half an hour. Gradually, the situation came under control.