Pakistan Railways train escapes disaster due train driver presence of mind

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Pakistan Railways train escapes disaster due train driver presence of mind

*HYDERABAD: Karachi to Mirpurkhas Mehran Express escapes disaster due to the train driver’s presence of mind after it was switched to the wrong track near Tando Jam.*

The train driver instantly applied emergency brakes to save the train from a sure disaster when it moved on a closed railway track.

“A glitch in the switch system resulted in failure of timely changing the track of the Mehran Express,” sources said.

Pakistan Railways officials said that the Mirpurkhas bound train moved to the closed track by mistake. “Train driver immediately applied brakes and saved the train from a disaster,” they added.