Train Collision at Sirhind: Locals Injured, Investigation Underway

Two loco pilots were injured when a stationary freight train was hit by another at Sirhind railway station, causing the engine to flip and strike a passenger train. Both pilots were hospitalized with head and back injuries. Fortunately, there were no fatalities.


PTI | Fatehgarhsahib | Updated: 02-06-2024 09:55 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 09:55 IST
Train Collision at Sirhind: Locals Injured, Investigation Underway
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In a startling incident early Sunday morning, a stationary freight train was rear-ended by another train at Sirhind railway station, resulting in injuries to two loco pilots, according to officials from the Government Railway Police.

The collision was so intense that it caused the engine of the stationary freight train to overturn onto another track, where it subsequently collided with a passenger train. Fortunately, no lives were lost in the incident.

Dr. Fatehgarh Sahib from the Civil Hospital reported that loco pilots Vikas Kumar and Himanshu Kumar sustained head and back injuries, respectively. They have been transferred to Rajindra Hospital in Patiala for further treatment.

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