The Railway Ministry tweeted on social media a video of a train standing between Titwala and Khadavali stations, about 80 km from Mumbai, and appealed to passengers not to do unnecessary chain pulling in trains.
Due to unnecessarily chain pulling (pulling of alarm chain) during the journey on the train, besides causing damage to the railways, the problems of the passengers also increase. Mischievous elements often do chain pulling to stop the vehicle at a place without stoppage. Due to this, the train often stops at a deserted place. It is reported that some mischievous element pulled the chain of Godan Express going from Mumbai to Chhapra, due to which the train stopped at a river bridge 80 km from Mumbai. A senior assistant loco pilot of Central Railway restarted the train by risking his life. Now this video of him is going viral on social media. Users are praising him fiercely on social media.
Railway Ministry tweeted the video
According to media reports, the incident happened on Thursday, when Godan Express had left for Chhapra from Mumbai. According to information given by a senior railway official, the Ministry of Railways tweeted on social media a video of a train standing between Titwala and Khadawali station, about 80 km from Mumbai, and urged passengers not to do unnecessary chain pulling in trains. Appealed.
Pulling the Alarm Chain for no reason can cause trouble to many!— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) May 6, 2022
Satish Kumar, Asst. Loco Pilot of CR,took the risk of resetting Alarm Chain of Godan Express,halted over the River Bridge between Titwala & Khadavli Station.
Pull the chain of a train only in case of an emergency. pic.twitter.com/I1Jhm9MESh
Train stopped on Kalu river
In a video that has gone viral on social media, senior assistant loco pilot Satish Kumar is seen clearing the technical fault of the train by going under the Chhapra-bound Godan Express, which is stuck on a bridge over a river. Central Railway Chief Spokesperson Shivaji Sutar said that some mischievous elements pulled the alarm chain of Godan Express going from Mumbai to Chhapra. Due to this the train was stopped at Kalu river bridge between Titwala and Khadawali.
Now the wheels of Vande Bharat train will be made in Bangalore
On the other hand, there is also news that after the import of Vande Bharat train wheels from Ukraine was affected due to the Ukraine-Russia war, Railways has now decided to make them in Bengaluru. According to sources, Vande Bharat train is the favorite plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Railways wants to take it forward as per the schedule. Sources said that the first consignment of 128 wheels has been transported from Ukraine to its neighboring country Romania by road and is currently stuck there.
India has placed an order of $ 16 million
He said that this consignment is expected to be brought to India by plane by the third week of May. Ukraine has ordered 36,000 wheels from India for a total of USD 16 million. With manufacturing affected due to the war in Ukraine, the wheels of two Vande Bharat rakes will now be made at the Railway Wheel Factory at Yelahanka, Bangalore. There are 16 coaches in a rake of Vande Bharat Express.
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