Woman gives birth on New Jersey PATH train
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 A New Jersey woman, 31-year-old Rabita Sarker, gave birth on a moving Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) train yesterday morning. She and her husband Aditya Saurabh were heading St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan a "practice run". She gave birth the Journal Square and 33rd Street stations at 9:49 am ET.
PATH train interiorSarker boarded the Manhattan-bound PATH train at Journal Square experiencing labor pains. first she believed these were false, soon realized she was fact giving birth. A St. Luke's-Roosevelt physician was also traveling on the train came her aid. Once train conductors heard that she was labor, they switched the train express service and bypassed stops go directly to 33rd Street.
Paramedics and three Port Authority police officers waiting on the platform the 33rd Street station. " the train came into the station, the woman already given birth", Sgt. Mike Barry of the Port Authority police said. Sarker along her child were then taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt where they were stable condition. The couple has not announced a name their boy they have nicknamed him "Jhatpat", translates from Hindi as "Fast".