The Rajdhani story, as told by the man who flagged it off

Sep 12, 2002 at 0000 hrs IST

The last person to have seen the Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express in one piece still hasn’t recovered from the memory of waving the green flag and watching the train glide out of the platform.

And, from the knowledge that Monday night could have been far more disastrous—that the Rajdhani could have collided with another train that was waiting for clearance even as it teetered off Bridge No. 445.

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