Rajasthan: Palace on Wheels rams into jeep
Jaisalmer, Dec 16: Luxury train Palace on Wheels (PoW) rammed into a jeep at an unmanned railway crossing on its way from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur last night.
According to police, the mishap occurred one kilometre from the Jaisalmer railway station a jeep tried to cross the unmanned crossing in a hurry when it saw the Palce on Wheels approaching.
The train was running at a very slow speed then and the driver applied the emergency brakes. However the engine dragged the jeep some distance before coming to a halt.
The train left Jaisalmer station at 1150 hours last night with about 100 tourists on board on way to Jodhpur.
The jeep driver is abscinding, police said.