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Metro train stuck in Kolkata, services hit

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The Metro Railway services were partially disrupted on Wednesday after a train got stuck between and stations following a power supply breakdown, an said.

The Kavi Subhas-bound metro got stuck after power supply from the third rail stopped.

The passengers were evacuated, and a truncated service was being run from Kavi Subhas to Girish Park stations.

Senior metro railway officials, (RPF) personnel, disaster management teams and a police contingent were at the spot.

"The incident took place as the power supply from the third rail had stopped. Since power from the third trail is required for the metro to run, the train automatically came to a stop. The passengers were evacuated," said Indrani Banerjee, Chief Public Relations Officer, Metro Railway.



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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 17:12 IST