Rail bogey become maternity ward in UP

SITAPUR: Thanks to the swift thinking of a (GRP) official, a railway bogey was turned into a makeshift maternity ward when a passenger developed labour pain on-board the Jan Nayak Express at the here.

(30) was on her way to for her delivery with her husband last night when she developed labour pain. As the train approached Sitapur, her condition worsened, a railway official said.

Her husband Hariom informed SO GRP Sitapur, , who along with a doctor and lady constable, promptly attended to the situation.

Yadav wasted no time in arranging for the delivery inside the bogey itself with the help of women passengers.

Suman gave birth to a boy, and in the meantime, an ambulance was arranged to take her and the child to the district hospital, Sitapur.

The train was delayed for about an hour, Yadav said, adding the mother-son duo was doing fine.

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