Snake found in Shornur Railway Station Platform and met accident

A snake was found on the platform of Shornur Railway Station last day. Seeing this strange guest, people were astonished. The snake moved slowly from the platform to tracks. At that time a train was running through the track.

The snake was not aware of the accident behind crossing the track while train passing. When the snake tried to cross the track, the train wheel ran on the python. Someone took a video footage at that time and shared via social media. The video getting viral.

There are 7 platforms at the station for handling long and short distance trains. platforms 1, 2 and 3 mainly handle passenger trains originating from the station, while platforms 4, 5, 6 and 7 cater to long-distance express trains. There is only a single terminal which is located towards the northern side of the station.

Shoranur Junction is the railway station located at Shoranur, Palakkad District, Kerala. It comes under the Palakkad Railway Division of the Southern Railway. It is an important junction because it is the point at which the line from Coimbatore (crossing the Nilgiri mountains) meets the coastal line from Mangalore to Kochi.

Further, Shoranur junction is the node from which a separate Branch line goes to the town of Nilambur, about 66 km to the north. The Nilambur–Shoranur line, which connects two tiny hill-towns, is one of the most picturesque in India.