LOOK: RAILWAY SUPERHERO Pulls Off Dramatic Scene to Rescue Fallen Child

LOOK: RAILWAY SUPERHERO Pulls Off Dramatic Scene to Rescue Fallen Child

LOOK: RAILWAY SUPERHERO Pulls Off Dramatic Scene to Rescue Fallen Child
Photo: Today Online

A rail worker in India becomes a railway superhero after sprinting more than 30 meters along the track to rescue a child from an approaching train.

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The CCTV footage reveals how railway superhero Mayur Shelke, 30, rescued a child from a fast approaching train.

On April 17, the six-year-old boy with his partially sighted mother was at Vangani station — about 70km east of Mumbai. Later on, the boy fell off the platform edge unto the track.

Mr. Shelke then heard the mother crying for help. Alerted, he immediately started running along the track.

In the images released by Indian Central Railways, he hurriedly grabbed the boy and threw him back into the platform. As if in an action scene, he climbed up himself barely two seconds before the Udyan Express came through.

“I saw the kid falling and the train speeding towards him. There was no chance he would have lived had I not intervened,” he said in a newspaper interview.

LOOK: RAILWAY SUPERHERO Pulls Off Dramatic Scene to Rescue Fallen Child
Photo: The Strait Times

He said he had been scared of the looming train, but added: “There was no time to think at all, I was determined to save him.”

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the railway superhero would be rewarded for “motivating humanity with his work.”