You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

Portion of WB's Bardhaman Railway Station collapses, many feared trapped

Construction activity was underway at the site where the collapse took place, said an official

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Representative image
Representative image of a railway station

A portion of the Bardhaman building collapsed on Saturday evening, an Eastern Railway official said.

Work is on to remove the debris and look for people who might be trapped under it, he said.

"The portion of the station building at Bardhaman collapsed at 8.10 pm," the ER spokesman said.

Construction activity was underway at the site where the collapse took place, another official said.

Bardhaman Railway Station, located about 95 km from Kolkata, is on the busy Howrah-New Delhi line.

First Published: Sat, January 04 2020. 21:54 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU