Train brakes fail on Karachi- Khyber Mail

Train brakes fail on Karachi- Khyber Mail
Train brakes fail on Karachi- Khyber Mail file photo (0001)

The Times Square News (Karachi): The Khyber Mail Express coming to Karachi had an accident near Mian Channu in which the brakes of the train failed.

According to railway sources, several bogies of Khyber Mail Express coming from Lahore to Karachi derailed at Mian Channu but no casualties were reported in the accident.

Sources said that the drivers of Khyber Mail dropped the charge on the death of a close relative and gave the charge of the train to another driver on which the driver who came to take charge did not check the braking power due to which the driver could not control the brakes.

According to sources, the train was diverted to the loop line due to brake failure after which it was stopped at Mian Channu.

Sources said that the technical team has been called from Multan after the accident.