Mumbai local train rams into platform buffer at CST, none hurt

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Mumbai, Dec 8: An empty local train rake rammed into buffer of a platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus here in wee hours today.

However, nobody was injured as the platform number 5 where the incident occurred was empty that time. The incident also did not affect the schedule of suburban trains on Central Line.

File Photo: Mumbai local train

The EMU rake hit the buffer at the dead-end of the platform when it was being placed there after mandatory checking, the Central Railway stated in a release here.

The incident occurred in wee hours and the platform was available for traffic after 6:55 AM, it said.

As per the release, the Railway Minister has ordered an inquiry into the incident, it added.

A similar incident had happened in June at Churchgate railway station on Western Railway, when an over-speeding train had crashed into the buffer, injuring five commuters.

PTI

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