Watch: RPF constable rescues man who slipped while alighting from moving train at Borivali

An alert Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable saved a man from being crushed under a moving train at Borivali railway station on June 29.

The incident took place when the man was trying to get down from a moving train at Mumbai's Borivali railway station. While trying get down from the train, the man lost his balance and slipped.

After seeing the man fall, an alert on-duty constable pulled the man out before he slipped between the train and the platform. The passenger was dangerously close to the gap between the train and platform when the constable pulled him away, the Central railway said. The video of the incident was shared by news agency ANI.

This is not the first time when railway officials have prevented such disastrous accidents and saved lives. On June 8, Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable saved a man who had slipped under the train while trying to board a moving train at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai's Kurla.

Taking to Twitter, Central Railway uploaded the video and wrote, "A passenger lost his balance and slipped while boarding the moving train when RPF constable Milind Pathare immediately pulled the passenger and saved him." The Central Railway also appealed to passengers to not board the moving train.

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