Train mishap averted in Maharashtra; Central Railways suspects sabotage.

| Updated: Jan 26, 2017 18:47 IST

Diva,(Maharashtra)[India].Jan.26(ANI):A major train accident was averted in Maharashtra early on Thursday. Timely action by the train driver near the Diva Railway station prevented the Jan Shatabdi Express Train going over a railway track that that was in a state of disrepair. Central railway authorities suspect that it is a case of sabotage. General Manager D.K Sharma confirmed such a possibility and said a probe has been ordered The Madgaon-bound Janshatabdi Express was carrying 700 passengers, at the time of the detection of the disrupted railway track. Loco pilots applied emergency brakes in the nick of time.The stoppage caused a 15-minute delay.(ANI)