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.

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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.

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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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