New Delhi: A good samaritan saved the life of a 23-year-old woman after she lost her balance and fell on the tracks of Mumbai local just as a train was approaching. The brave Railway Police Force (RPF) constable, Shyam Surat, did not think another second and jumped on the railway track to rescue the woman in the nick of time. The entire incident was captured on the CCTV placed at the station. Also Read - 10 Trains Running Late Due to Low Visibility in Northern Railway Region | Full List
Surat was applauded for his work and saving Aneesha Sheikh from being run over by the approaching train. Also Read - IRFC IPO: Price Band to Subscription Details, All You Need to Know
The incident happened on Thursday evening on Platform 2 of Sandhurst Road Railway Station in Mumbai, the police noted. Sheikh was walking on the platform when suddenly she felt a little dizzy and fell on the railway tracks next to the platform. Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: E-catering Services in Trains Soon, RailRestro to Deliver Your Favourite Food
The heroic act of the RPF constable was then shared by the Railways on all their Twitter handles on Friday.
The CCTV footage also showed how passengers who were on the platform awaiting the train signalled to stop it as Surat lifted the woman from the railway tracks.
The video went viral on social media platforms as people cheered the constable for saving the woman’s life in such a short span of time.