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Get out and push the train to start

Posted: May 17th, 2007 | Author: | Filed under: Miscellaneous | No Comments »

This was said by the train driver to the passengers of 565 UP Patna-Buxar EMU train. Belive it or not, passengers had to push the train for about 60 meters to restart it.

This happend because somebody pulled the chain and train stopped between a neutral zone. The overhead cable has neutral zones between two sub-stations and power supply is not available at such points. Trains pass such small areas without any difficulty thanks to their momentum.

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