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Driverless goods train runs from Kathua to Hoshiarpur, probe ordered (Lead)

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Driverless goods train runs from Kathua to Hoshiarpur, probe ordered (Lead)

Jammu, Feb 25 (Ajit Weekly News) A driverless goods train ran on tracks from Kathua railway station and was stopped at Uchi Bassi in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab on Sunday, after which Railways ordered a probe into it.

“The train laden with crusher stones was on a halt at Kathua station and it suddenly started running on tracks without a driver inside it.

“After starting the train, driver had gone somewhere, but he forgot to pull hand brake due to which it started moving on a sloppy track and gained speed.

“Railway staff from Dasuya stopped the train at Uchi Bassi by placing wooden blocks on the tracks and reduced its speed, averting a major accident.

“No damage was reported in the incident,” officials said.

–Ajit Weekly News

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