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Passengers stranded as heritage NMR train stops due to snag

A little over 170 passengers of the Nilgiris Mountain Railway train were today left stranded on the tracks as it stopped mid-way following a nmr-traintechnical snag.

The heritage train, which left Mettupalayam in the district at 7.10 am, stopped some half a km from Coonoor, its destination, as its piston rod got stuck, railway officials said.

The 173 passengers on board were stranded due to the problem, they said.

A majority of the passengers walked towards the Coonoor railway station, they said, adding, efforts were on to bring the train to Coonoor by pulling it with another engine.

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