Hyderabad, May 11: The passengers of the Visakhapatnam-Nizamuddin Samta Express had a narrow escape after as many as 22 bogies of the train were left behind after getting detached from the engine near Sitanagaram railway station today.
According to railway officials, the 22 bogies of the train got detached and the engine continued to move on.
Thereafter, the train driver realized and tried to bring the train to halt. By the time it stopped, the engine had already covered almost two kilometers and later returned to the spot where it got detached from the bogies.
Investigations are underway to ascertain the exact reason behind the incident.