SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
WOMEN PASSENGERS RESCUED BY RPF PERSONNEL AT PURULIA STATION
Kolkata, 30th November, 2021:
Two lady passengers who deboarded from the running 22857Santragachi-Anand Vihar Express got unbalanced and tripped on the platform at Purulia Station on 29th November, 2021 at about 15:04 hours. Noticing this incident, Sri Bablu Kumar, on duty Sub-Inspector of Railway Protection Force of Purulia Post, rushed to the site and rescued them.Thus a mishap has been averted due to constant vigil and alertness of the RPF personnel.
On enquiry, it is revealed that the lady passengers intended to go to Jhalida from Purulia Station but by mistake they boarded 22857Santragachi-Anand Vihar Express instead of 18601 Tatanagar-Hatia Express. on realising their mistake, they jumped out from the moving train. Both the women were given first aid immediately and provided with other necessary assistance at the station.
Railway Authority appeals to its travelling passengers to refrain themselves from boarding/deboarding a running train. It can be extremely dangerous and even fatal.