High Tension Wire snaps onto railway track on Lucknow-Gorakhpur rail section

बाराबंकी Barabanki Jn (BBK): A major accident was averted after a high tension wire fell on the railway track on the Elign bridge on Ghagra river in Barabanki on the North Eastern Railway’s Lucknow Division.

North-Eastern railways public relation officer Alok Srivastava here today said after getting the information all trains on the track were stopped at once and a major accident was averted. Short-circuit is the reason that has been stated by the officer behind falling of the high tension wire on the track.  He also said the railway traffic on the Lucknow-Gorakhpur section was affected for more than three hours.