Mumbai, Jan 3: Scaffolding put in place for constructing a foot overbridge at Currey Road Station in Mumbai fell on a moving train affecting local train services on Wednesday. No injuries were reported in the incident. Also Read - Ambani Bomb Scare Case: Owner of SUV Laden With Explosives Found Dead
The incident took place during the construction of the FOB when a portion of the piling fell onto the train, reports said. Also Read - Mumbai's Iconic Karachi Bakery Shuts Down. Here's Why
Services on the Central Railway line were affected for a while due to the incident. (Also Read: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis Promises Inquiry Into Violence After Bandh Cripples Mumbai, Pune) Also Read - Mumbai Local Train: Real-time Updates to Prevention of Accidents | Check Benefits of MTRC System
The incident comes months after 23 people were killed and several injured in a rush hour stampede on a foot overbridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations. (Also Read: Confusion Between ‘Phool’ and ‘Pul’ Led to Elphinstone Railway Station Stampede, Reveals Probe)
The tragedy took place on September 29, 2017, during morning rush hour. The FOB was heavily crowded as people tried to protect themselves from heavy rains.