Mumbai, Jan 12: A 21-year-old woman delivered a child in a suburban train here while she was on way to hospital. Namrata Kini, who was in advanced stage of pregnancy, was heading to a hospital at Virar in the Bhoisar-Diva local train along with her husband Yogesh Kini when she started experiencing labour pains yesterday.
She delivered the baby girl in the general compartment of the suburban train, a Railway Protection Force (RPF) official said. Later, when the local stopped at Virar, some fellow commuters informed the station master and the RPF about the woman having given birth to a child in the train.
The woman staffer of the RPF then got into the compartment and helped in shifting the woman and the child to a hospital in Virar where they were reported to be fine, the official said.