Alarm after Indian train takes wrong turn [BBC News]





Date: 13/12/2011

An Indian passenger train travelled several kilometres on the wrong track before the driver was alerted. The Coalfield Express was travelling from Howrah near Calcutta in West Bengal state to Dhanbad, in neighbouring Jharkhand state. Railway officials say the track splits into two at Khana station and the train took the wrong track. Some reports said the driver became confused by heavy fog. Officials said an inquiry had been launched.


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Alarm at India train's wrong turn
A train at an Indian railway station covered with dense fog on 8 Dec 2011

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An Indian passenger train travelled several kilometres on the wrong track before the driver was alerted, officials tell the BBC.

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