Detatched loaded rakes of Goods Train run without Engine for 8 kilometers in Uttarakhand

A major tragedy was averted, when a goods train ran without an engine for around eight kms in Uttarakahnd’s Khatima area on Wednesday.

DEHRADUN: A major tragedy was averted, when a goods train ran without an engine for around eight kms in Uttarakahnd’s Khatima area on Wednesday.

Eight bogies of a freight train let loose at Tanakpur, when stones were being loaded on the train.

The goods train had a free run for eight kilometres and killed few goats coming on its way.

The bogies also dragged a tractor working on railway tracks, leading to damage in many parts of the tracks.

Railways has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

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