Trespassing railway tracks is illegal and dangerous. It can be fatal.
Kalyan : Deccan Express – Alert Loco Pilot S.K. Pradhan & Assistant Loco Pilot Ravi Shankar of Mumbai-Varanasi Spl. train 02193 applied emergency brakes at Kalyan platform while starting the train & saved a senior citizen who was crossing tracks. Chief Permanent Way Inspector (CPWI) Santosh Kumar shouted to caution them.
The senior citizen was saved by their alert act and was later counselled not to trespass.
General Manager of Central Railway Alok Kansal announced on the spot cash award of ₹2,000/- each to the Loco Pilot, Assistant Loco Pilot and Chief Permanent Way Inspector for their timely act of saving the precious life of human being.
Railway administration appeals to travelling public not to trespass and endanger their life. Each life is precious to Railways. Passengers are requested to use foot over bridges, lifts , elevators and avoid trespassing on railway tracks.
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