Mumbai Train Ran Without Pilot For 13 Km, Staff Chased It Down On Motorbike

Aadhya Khatri - Feb 19, 2021


Mumbai Train Ran Without Pilot For 13 Km, Staff Chased It Down On Motorbike

After following the train for several kilometers, the station staff managed to catch up, climb on, and bring it to a halt

For such a large country, India has no shortage of materials for a Hollywood drama.

It was a memorable day for the country’s railways industry history. A train traveled for around 13km on its own, with no driver on board, from Maharashtra-based Wadi station before a staff member who chased it down by motorbike brought it to a halt.

On November 8, 2017, at 3 PM, a Chennai-Mumbai train stopped at Wadi junction in Kalaburagi district and staff swapped its electric engine for a diesel one. After that. The train continued to run to Solapur. Meanwhile, the electric engine that had just been removed started to move on its own after the pilot left.

Chennai-Mumbai train
a Chennai-Mumbai train stopped at Wadi junction in Kalaburagi district and staff swapped its electric engine for a diesel one

A station’s employee quickly chased the electric engine down on motorbike. Meanwhile, other stations cleared tracks, signals on its way, and stopped trains running in the opposite direction to prevent accidents.

After following it for several kilometers, he managed to catch up, climb on, and stop it. By the time the man succeeded in his endeavor, the engine had run for around 13 kilometers, nearly reached Nalwar.

The railway staff said they had no idea why the electric engine could run on its own.

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