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Monday, 04 September 2017 - 17:35
Intelligent railway worker saves lives
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An intelligent and quick thinking worker of the Railway Department was able save the "Udarata Menike" train from a major disaster.

While, inspecting the railway track, K. M. Bandara had noticed a crack on the track, inside the Singimale tunnel.

This is the longest rain tunnel in the country.

He knew, Badulla bound train was closing, so he ran towards the train and stopped the train, saving the lives of many.

Thereafter, technical staff arriving from Hatton repaired the broken track and restored the services.



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