What we call sharp edged stones are dubbed ‘ballast’ in railway jargon. When we board a train and experience a smooth journey without accidents, this is because of these ballasts.
Bhubaneswar: Water levels on track in Berhampur-Palasa section have not receded due to continuous rains triggered by the cyclone Titli. In view of the water level touching the danger level at Bridge Number 1052 at KMs 632/11-15 between Ichuapuram and Jhadpudi Stations in Brahmapur-Palasa Railway Section at 11pm following trains have been cancelled, diverted and […]
Rourkela: Bodies of a woman and a teenager were found on the railway tracks near Panposh here in the wee hours today. The deceased youth has been identified as Asish Mahato (18), a resident of Purulia area of West Bengal while identity of the woman is yet to be ascertained. The woman, aged around 30 years […]
Bengaluru: A train ran over three youths on Tuesday while they were reportedly clicking selfies on railway tracks near here, police said. The incident took place at around 8.30 a.m. between Hejjala and Bidadi stations. “The youths were run over by Golgumbaz Express going to Mysuru from Bengaluru. Witnesses claimed they were taking selfies. We […]