UPDTE ON AUG 19, 11:59 AM IST
According to the information received from the railway administration, 02398 Mahabodhi Express was passing between Jhinjhak and Ambiyapur railway station at around 5.15 pm on Wednesday evening. Meanwhile the animal collided with the train.
The broken OHE line of the down track on the Delhi Howrah rail route has been able to become operational after ten hours around 3 pm. Due to which more than 20 Mail Express Superfast Rajdhani, Tejas, Duronto trains were affected. Passengers remained stranded for hours at stations like Kanchosi Phaphund.
Jhinjhak OHE line of several poles was snapped after the animal collided with the Mahabodhi Express between Ambiapur railway stations on the Delhi-Howrah railway line. Due to this, rail traffic on the Delhi Howrah Down Line came to a standstill for hours. Till late night, many trains were standing where they were. At 12 o'clock in the night, there was a fault again in the OHE. Which was fine at three o'clock. RPF was present on the spot amid the ruckus of the passengers.
Earlier, according to the information received from the railway administration, 02398 Mahabodhi Express was passing between Jhinjhak and Ambiyapur railway station at around 5.15 pm on Wednesday evening. Meanwhile the animal collided with the train.
Between Jhinjhak and Ambiapur 02398 Mahabodhi Express, 02566 Bihar Sampark Kranti, 02368 Vikramshila Express at Jhinjhak, 05633 Bikaner Express at Kanchausi, 02420 Gomti Express at Phaphund, 02941 Parasnath Express at Samho, 02034 Shatabdi Express at Etawah Railway Station are halted. At the same time, the patience of the passengers of Bihar Sampark Kranti Express standing for several hours at Jhinjhak station was broken and they created a ruckus. Passengers allege that railway personnel are not doing their work quickly. Whereas railway officials have expressed hope that the line will be operational after 12 o'clock.
Most of the passengers got down and left for the destination by road due to the lifeline of daily commuters standing in the Gomti Express Phaphund. Passengers were seen getting down from the train and interrogating the on-duty station master.
Passengers suffering from heat and hunger Due to the bull hitting the engine of the Mahabodhi Express, the passengers aboard the trains standing on the down line had to suffer a lot. Passengers aboard the Mahabodhi Express and Vikramshila Express standing before the station were troubled by hunger and thirst. The people of the village gave water to the passengers of Mahabodhi Express near Khamhaila underpass. Passengers pacified the hunger by taking biscuits etc. from the sporadic shops of the village.