New Delhi, Mar 27: It was a surprise morning for passengers as a New Delhi bound train was diverted to old Delhi Railway Station by mistake. The sudden change created lot of problem for the passengers.Also Read - I am Standing With Them: Rahul Meets Parents of Minor Girl Raped & Killed in Delhi's Nangal
After knowing about this incident, railway suspended log operator for the mistake. The log operator, who was identified as Aslam, got confused with the numbers of the two passenger trains — Panipat-New Delhi (64464) and Sonepat-Old Delhi (64004). And as result both trains reached Sadar Bazar railway station in Delhi at 7.38 am. Also Read - Maharashtra Railways Update: 33 Trains Diverted, 51 Short Terminated, 48 Cancelled Due to Heavy Rainfall in Mumbai
However, once the mistake was noticed train was diverted back to New Delhi railway station. Such mistakes never happen in railways as their officials remember train routes and numbers very nicely. The Log (panel) operator has been suspended and an inquiry has been initiated to find and fix responsibility of other erring staff,” the statement added, PTI reported. Also Read - RRB NTPC Exam Date Big Update: Railways Activate Intimation Link, Admit Card To Be Out On This Date for 7th Phase
Recently, the engine of Triveni Expres derailed near Bareilly junction in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The train was coming from Singrauli to Bareilly. No one was reported to be injured.
(With agency inputs)