A neighborhood prepare derailed on the Chennai Seashore station and broken a platform because it overran the buffer space at one finish Sunday. Nobody was injured as the electrical a number of unit (EMU), which was being moved from the yard to platform 1, had no passengers in it, stated railway officers.
A senior official advised indianexpress.com that the shunting loco pilot was not capable of apply the brake in time inflicting the accident.
Talking to the native media, eye-witnesses claimed that the shunter had knowledgeable these standing near the platform to maneuver away rapidly earlier than the prepare hit the wall.
The shunter jumped from the prepare within the nick of time and he was taken to a hospital for remedy. The native police cordoned off the realm and the broken EMU was taken off the monitor. Employees are at present concerned in restoring the broken platform.
Whereas putting, an empty EMU that got here from the shed line to platform 1 overshot the buffer finish of the platform and broken platform 1 on the seaside railway station in Chennai. Nobody is damage. Shunter jumped from the prepare. Seashore-Tambaram providers has been delayed. @IndianExpress pic.twitter.com/fOp55xNyQi
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Senior Railway Safety Pressure (RPF) officers inspected the place after the mishap. As per a launch from Southern Railway, no prepare providers had been affected between the Seashore–Chengalpattu and Seashore-Velachery MRTS (Mass Speedy Transit System) routes.
Chennai seaside station At the moment pic.twitter.com/r0i8Pc6p0y
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“We’re finishing up additional investigation in reference to the incident. The motive force is present process remedy, no case has been registered in opposition to him. Solely after the investigation, we are going to determine whether or not there will probably be a departmental motion or a case will probably be registered,” stated an official.