Train News: Big accident averted in Latehar, Jharkhand, huge pieces of mountain fell on railway track

Pankaj Prasad
Pankaj Prasad 02/05/2022 18:27 IST
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During the blasting in Latehar, huge pieces of mountain broke and fell on the railway track of the up line.

A major accident was averted during the construction of the third railway line between Richughuta and Chetar stations of Barkakana-Barwadih railway section of Latehar district of Jharkhand on Sunday afternoon. During the blasting, large pieces of the mountain broke and fell on the railway track of the up line. Due to this the railway track was completely damaged and the train operation on the up line was completely disrupted. Rail operations were disrupted for about 3 hours. Railway officials, who reached the spot, reprimanded the company's engineers and personnel for their negligence.

rock fell on railway track

On Sunday, a big rock had fallen on the railway track on the up line between Richughuta and Chater station of Barkakana-Barwadih railway section of CIC section of Latehar. Due to this the railway track was damaged at many places. Meanwhile, a goods train coming from Tori was stopped by giving timely information, which averted a major accident. During this, rail operation was affected on the railway section for about three hours.

railway line extension

According to the information, the work of third railway line expansion is going on on this section. The RVNL company, which was doing the work of expanding the railway line, got the pole number 190/17 coming in the middle of the line blasted, due to which the huge rock pieces of the mountain fell on the railway track of the up line.

reprimanded for negligence


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Many railway officials reached the spot after getting information about this incident. Under the supervision of railway officials, with the help of JCB, all the rocks were removed from the railway track at the earliest. Railway officials who reached the spot reprimanded the engineers and personnel of RVNL company. He advised to work with utmost care around the railway line.

Category: India: Jharkhand

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