Indian Railways clears route, rushes train before time to save passenger with spinal injury

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Published: February 23, 2018 3:42:42 PM

Recently, Western division of Indian Railways saved an ailing woman passenger from Surat Railway Station. The incident was reported to Western Railways through a tweet in which it was mentioned that the woman was suffering from a broken spinal cord.

Western Railway saves womanThe Western Railways were informed about the incident through a tweet in which it was mentioned that the woman was suffering from a broken spinal cord.

It was a green corridor of sorts, created by Indian railways to save the life of a woman passenger. Recently, Indian Railways’ Western Railway division rescued an ailing woman passenger from Surat Railway Station by clearing the route for the arrival of a train and then by taking her to the hospital on time for medical treatment, according to a Dainik Bhaskar report. The woman passenger was travelling from Gandhidham Puri Express train. The Western Railways were informed about the incident through a tweet in which it was mentioned that the woman was suffering from a broken spinal cord. According to the report, the incident was reported from Valsad railway station to Surat’s station master.

After receiving the information, the railway officials tracked the location of the train and cleared the rail route. Therefore, the Gandhidham Puri express train managed to reach the Surat railway station five minutes before the scheduled time. The medical team which was already present at the railway station, escorted the ailing women to the hospital for the medical treatment. The women who was very unwell and could barely move is now recovering at the hospital, reported the Hindi daily.

Today, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in a retweet congratulated the railway team for taking prompt action and saving the woman passenger.

This comes close on the heels of another incident, wherein the Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel, with the help of other people recently saved a lady passenger’s life, who was about to fall while boarding a train at Mumbai Central Railway station’s platform number 4. The tragic incident was caught in a CCTV camera, which was installed at the railway platform. The video footage showed that the woman passenger, wearing a saree, nearly fell from the moving train in the gap between the train coach and the railway platform and was quickly rescued by the railway team.

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