Four coaches of passenger train derail in Gujarat

Four coaches of Surat-bound Bharuch shuttle passenger train were derailed when it was being brought on to the platform here this morning, Railway officials said.

Updated: Jul 26, 2009, 12:53 PM IST

Bharuch (Guj): Four coaches of Surat-bound
Bharuch shuttle passenger train were derailed when it was
being brought on to the platform here this morning, Railway
officials said.

Though there were no casualties, the rail traffic was
affected for nearly an hour, they said.

The incident took place when the train, which had to
depart at 06:45 hours, was being brought to platform number 4
from the Railway yard, officials said.

An emergency team rushed to the spot, they said.

The tracks have been cleared and the traffic is running
normally on the route, the officials said, adding an inquiry
will be carried out to find out what caused the derailment.

Bureau Report