Pawan Express hits dead end of platform at Mumbai LTT station

Mumbai, Oct 8 (UNI) The engine of the Mumbai-bound Pawan Express hit the dead-end of a platform at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) here in the early hours of Monday, a railway official said.

However, no-one was injured in the incident, he said.

The Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in suburban Kurla is one of the stations for long-distance trains in Mumbai.

‘The train (11062) was coming from Muzaffarpur in Bihar and was ending its journey at its final destination, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, when it could not stop and hit the dead-end of Platform No 3,’ said a spokesperson of the Central Railway.

‘The incident neither caused an injury to any passenger nor did it adversely impact the movement of trains,’ he added.

The repair work of the partially damaged dead-end of the platform would be initiated shortly, the spokesperson said.

A departmental inquiry had been instituted to ascertain the cause of the incident, he added.