India’s fastest train Gatiman Express which runs at a flying speed of 160 km per hour rammed into  the dead end the Agra Cantonment station on Thursday.

Gatiman Express
Image source: indiatimes.com

The newly launched train which runs between Delhi and Agra hit the platform buffers at the station. The semi-high speed train arrived at platform number 6 and  the driver was shunting the train backwards when the buffer colluded with the dead end.

Gatiman Express
image source: indiatimes.com

There have been minor damages but coaches of the train are safe and untarnished. Railway Officer Bhupinder Dhillon said that an investigation regarding the accident would be conducted.

(Video Courtesy: ANI News Official)

The train departed at its scheduled time to Delhi from Agra. Gatimaan Express is India’s fastest train which covers 188-km distance in 100 minutes from New Delhi to Agra.

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10 June 2016
Avni S. Singh

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