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2022/09/1712-09-2022
Alert Motormen of Central Railway – True Life Saviours - save 12 lives on the railway track


Alert Motormen of Central Railway – True Life Saviours - save 12 lives o­n the railway track

Alert Motormen of Central Railway have saved 12 lives by their timely & prompt action during the period April to August 2022, out of which 4 were saved in the month of August 2022

On 31.8.2022, Shri Sanjay Kumar Chouhan, Motorman, Mumbai division, while working o­n Thane-Ambarnath local, noticed a man was lying o­n the track in front of the train at KM 33/122, He immediately applied emergency brakes and stopped the train. The man later got up and left the track and his suicide attempt was averted thus saving a precious life. The train manager was duly informed, and the journey continued. 

On 28.08.22, Shri G S Bist, Motorman, Mumbai division while working o­n Titwala-CSMT local, saw o­ne lady aged 55 to 56 years approximately come in the middle of the track & stood there in front of the train at KM No. 34/211 o­n Diva-Thane slow line section. 
GS Bist immediately applied emergency brakes and stopped the train in time a few meters before the lady and saved her life. He had her removed from the track with the help of two lady passengers, carried her in the train till Thane & handed her over to o­n duty GRP Thane.

On 27.08.22, Shri SV Jadhav, Motorman, Mumbai division while working o­n CSMT-Thane, noticed a girl approaching the track between the Chinchpokli-Byculla UP local line. He immediately stopped the train a few feet before the girl and saved her life. He informed the Train Manager about the same. Later o­n, RPF staff removed that girl from the track & the motorman worked safely up to the destination.

On 19.08.22 Shri Ram Shabd, Motorman, Mumbai division, while working o­n Ambarnath-CSMT train, saw o­ne boy, aged approx. 19–20 years, while entering Chinchpokli station, jump in the middle of the track & stood in front of the train. He immediately applied emergency brakes and stopped the train thus saving his life. Later the o­n duty RPF removed the boy from the track.

Out of these 12 incidents, 4 cases of lifesaving incidents occurred in August, 2 cases in July, 3 cases in June, 2 cases in May, and 1 case in April. Some visuals of these lifesaving incidents have become very popular in print and electronic & social media.

The Motormen driving the suburban trains display a high level of presence of mind and stop trains in time to save lives. They are the true Life Saviours. 
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Date: September 12, 2022
PR No.2022/09/17
This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.


(Shivaji Sutar)
Chief Public Relations Officer




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