The child is pulled out of the path of a train at the last minute by a hero on the train

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Child is pulled from a train’s path at the last minute by a hero on the train after the youngster falls on the track in India

  • Camera images show how the child walks on the platform with an accompanying person
  • Seconds later, the child falls from the platform at Vangani train station
  • A railroad worker sprang into action and ran to the fallen child

This is when a young child happily escaped death after falling on the track, just as a train was approaching.

Camera footage shows the young child walking the platform with a male companion, appearing to get closer to the rails in an attempt to glimpse the oncoming train.

But seconds later, the child falls off the platform of Vangani Railway Station, Western India, and onto the railway.

This is when a young child happily escaped death after falling on the track just as a train was approaching

This is when a young child happily escaped death after falling on the track just as a train was approaching

Seconds later, the child falls from the platform at Vangani train station, in western India, and onto the railway line

Seconds later, the child falls from the platform at Vangani train station, in western India, and onto the railway line

The incident leaves the companion frozen in shock and afraid to approach the edge of the platform to help the minor as a train hurtles towards them.

Fortunately, a railroad worker came into action and can be seen racing to the fallen child.

Mayur Shelke successfully pushed the child back onto the platform before bringing himself back to safety seconds before being crushed by the train.

Railway worker Mayur Shelke successfully pushed the child back onto the platform before bringing himself back to safety seconds before being crushed by the train

Railway worker Mayur Shelke successfully pushed the child back onto the platform before bringing himself back to safety seconds before being crushed by the train

Another bystander can be seen racing to help the victim and his male companion.

It is believed that no one was injured as a result of the incident.

The video was recorded on April 17.

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