Rabat - An ONCF passenger train with twenty people onboard rolled out of its station on Monday without its driver who had allegedly gone for a coffee.
Rabat – An ONCF passenger train with twenty people onboard rolled out of its station on Monday without its driver who had allegedly gone for a coffee.
According to local media reports, the train was on its way to Rabat from the city of Kenitra when it suddenly left the station on Monday at around 9:15 A.M. The train was stopped only after it had travelled 1500m to the opposite direction.
ONCF, Morocco’s national railway operator, said on its official website that the train was stopped shortly without causing any incidents, adding that “the twenty travelers already onboard the train were immediately cared for by ONCF teams and continued with their trips as planned.”
The same sources added that investigations into the matter are underway to determine the exact causes of the incident.