Bhopal: Two railway staffers died after being hit by a train in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district, an official said today.

The two men were engaged in signal repair work last night on tracks near the Kurwai station in Bina, about 150 kms from here, when the Hazrat Nizamuddin-Chennai Central Rajdhani Express ran over them, West Central Railway's Bhopal division public relations officer I A Siddiqui said.

The deceased, identified as Sanjay Sharma (48) and Manohar (57), worked with the railway's signal maintenance wing, he said.

Police recovered the bodies early this morning and sent them for postmortem, assistant sub-inspector Kamlesh Pandey said. A case was registered in connection with the incident at the Ganjbasoda police station, he said, adding that further investigation was on. (PTI)