A woman gave birth to a baby girl in the running Dibrugarh – Chandigarh express on Wednesday in Assam, informed Pranav Jyoti Sharma, CPRO, NF Railway, in a official press release.
Aparna Khatun, aged 24 years was travelling by coach number B3 alongwith her husband Mohammad Gulam from New Tinsukia to Mirzapur when enroute she experienced labour pain and gave birth to a baby girl.
On duty railway staff rendered prompt medical help to a lady passenger who gave birth to a baby girl while travelling by the 15903 Dibrugarh – Chandigarh express on Wednesday.
The train was stopped at Nazira station, where RPF personnel alongwith other railway staff promptly arranged for shifting the mother and child to Civil hospital at Nazira.
Both of them are safe. The prompt action by railway has been widely appreciated by the co-passengers and public alike.
It is to be mentioned that RPF of NF Railway has launched a special drive for the security of women and children in railway premises all over NF. Railway. There has also been an increase in assistance calls to 182, the 24 x 7 helpline number.