Probe Ordered as Train With 64 Passengers Runs Backwards for Several Kilometres in India – Video

According to officers from Indian Railways, prepare accidents are a serious reason behind concern in the nation, with round 30,000 folks shedding their lives on account of trespassing and untoward incidents on railway tracks in the final three years.

Indian railway authorities have ordered a probe after a prepare with 64 passengers ran backwards in the state of Uttarakhand on Wednesday.

According to officers, a Tanakpur-bound prepare began shifting in the other way earlier than reaching its vacation spot.

Explaining the incident on Thursday, a railway official advised Sputnik {that a} main accident was averted.

The probe was ordered after a video of the incident went viral on social media. Railway officers have since confirmed that there have been passengers on the prepare when the incident occurred.

​What Caused the Incident?

The official stated an preliminary investigation revealed {that a} cow was killed on Wednesday night by the prepare close to a house sign that controls entry to the quick part of the road in Tanakpur.

Following this, the prepare was stopped. But all of the sudden it began shifting in direction of Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh) as a consequence of a slope and the motive force’s effort to cease the prepare was in useless, the official added.

None of the passengers have been harmed in the incident. They have been later despatched to Tanakpur on native state-run buses.

“The fault in the train is being repaired while a committee comprising three senior officers has been constituted to ascertain the cause of the incident. Action will be taken against those responsible accordingly”, the official added.


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