Bengal: Drivers Halt Train On Tracks, Provide Safe Passage For Elephant To Cross

The Logical Indian

October 21st, 2019


The drivers of a passenger train are earning praise online after they halted the locomotive to let an elephant cross the railway tracks in Bengal. Elephants crossing railway tracks in the forest region of North Bengal is a common sight, and they are often hurt by fast-moving trains. This incident took place between the Nagrakota and Chalsa Junction. Seeing the animal on the tracks, loco pilots Uttam Barua and DD Kumar, running the Alipur Duar-New Jalpaiguri Passenger train, halted the train on time and provided a safe passage to the elephant.


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