In the latest video which is being widely shared on social media, the passengers are seen alighting with their luggage from a halted train – 12245 Howrah – Yeswantpur Duronto Express. There’s no platform in sight. It is learnt that the location of the track is Whitefield in Bengaluru.
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A few members of the group are seen crossing over to the other side, hauling their bags. A passenger watching this unfold is heard warning them in Bengali as the horn of an incoming train grows louder.
In a sequence of mind-numbing moments that follow, one of the members of the group, a middle-aged woman who had earlier crossed over, is seen racing back across the tracks, seconds before the 22626 KSR Bengaluru City -MGR Chennai Central AC Double Decker Express pounds its way in.
The woman narrowly escapes being crushed on the tracks as elderly family members look on in horror and we almost imagine what might have been.
The female passenger’s act of foolish daredevilry of crossing over even as the Double Decker Express is seen fast approaching, however, is quite inexplicable.
The RPF has urged passengers not to illegally cross tracks and warned of strict action against offenders.