Sep 202011
 

In an amazing incident, the train in South India traveled 980kms in the wrong direction without anyone noticing it had lost its way.

The train left the southern town of Tirupati on Wednesday for the eastern city of Bhubaneswar, where it was due to swing north to its eventual destination of Varanasi, a city in northeastern India, The Times of India reported.

But confused passengers noticed something was amiss yesterday when it chugged into Warangal – a central Indian city on an entirely different route some 980km west of its intended stop at Bhubaneswar.

The mistake was believed to have arisen because it was given an incorrect destination code, compounded by the fact it was a special service and many of the staff were unfamiliar with the route.

Many passengers still thanked God that the train didn’t go towards Pakistan and enter into their territory.

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  One Response to “It can happen only in India; Train travels 980kms in wrong direction”

  1. When I was working in Noida a friend of mine Narrated his experince when he had newly arrived from Hyderabad with poor Hindi.It is common that when we are not familiar with the place everything outside looks the same.so instead of moving towards SEZ he did realize he was travelling in a wrong bus and he told me when he started seeing lot of green fields [He was in Haryana by that time ] he realized something amiss…..and finally he realized whats wrong……LOL…This Train is too much….

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