Mumbai: Close shave for trains as truck topples over rail line

Updated: Apr 16, 2020, 16:39 IST | Rajendra B Aklekar | Mumbai

Rail traffic was affected after a truck container toppled on a road over bridge over the rail lines

The site of accident where the truck toppled
The site of accident where the truck toppled

Rail traffic on the Panvel-Jasai section that goes to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) was affected after a truck container toppled on a road over bridge over the rail lines on Thursday morning.

Confirming the development, Central Railway (CR) spokesperson said that the incident occurred at about 8:30 am between Jasai and Dapoli section.

Rail-Bridge-LineFreight traffic has been suspended on Jasai-Panvel route

Central Railway chief public relations officer Shivaji Sutar elaborated, "Sanjay Thakur, keyman walking along the stretch, noticed the incident, who in turn immediately informed control rooms and suspended freight traffic on Jasai-Panvel route. It is resumed after ensuring all safety precautions."

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