Mumbai: Alertness of Central Railway averts possible mishap after tree falls on track

The Parsik tunnel near Mumbra is used by local and express trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Kalyan.

Kamal MishraUpdated: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 09:23 PM IST
article-image
Mumbai: Alertness of Central Railway averts possible mishap after tree falls on track | FPJ

Alertness and timely action of the Central Railway Mumbai Divisions team averted a possible mishap after a tree from the Parsik tunnel fell and blocked the track between Thane and Kalyan station on Monday night.

"RPF's P B Singh informed to Station Master, Thane and also RPF Control at 8.46 pm regarding falling of a tree in Railway area from outside the railway premise between Thane and Parsik (near the tunnel on 5th line)" said a senior officer of CR.

"For safety reasons, the power supply of the concerned section was switched off at 8.48 pm. Meanwhile, Loco Pilot also applied emergency brakes and stopped the train just before the obstruction. Later on, TMC staff and Railway staff removed the tree branches from the track and the train departed the site at 9.44 pm. No injury, no damage to loco" he added.

Due to this problem Train no-12335 Bhagalpur to LTT was stopped at 8.50 pm near Diva end of Parsik Tunnel and departed at 9.44 pm after track given safe by concern officials. Apart from other officials, train driver Murlidhar Sharma timely action was also commendable. He applied brake timely and stopped train safely. The Parsik tunnel near Mumbra is used by local and express trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Kalyan.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Daily Horoscope for Saturday, August 20, 2022, for all zodiac signs by astrologer Vinayak Vishwas...

Daily Horoscope for Saturday, August 20, 2022, for all zodiac signs by astrologer Vinayak Vishwas...

Mumbai: CGST busts fake invoice rackets

Mumbai: CGST busts fake invoice rackets

2006 Mumbai train blasts: ATS calls convict’s plea for reinvestigation ‘dilatory tactic’

2006 Mumbai train blasts: ATS calls convict’s plea for reinvestigation ‘dilatory tactic’

Mumbai: Record or no record, it is the high that matters, say Govindas

Mumbai: Record or no record, it is the high that matters, say Govindas

Mumbai: After 2-year gap, Dahi Handi reaches 'heights' of festivity

Mumbai: After 2-year gap, Dahi Handi reaches 'heights' of festivity