Goods train derails in Madhya Pradesh; rail traffic hit

A goods train derailed between Manjhouli and Devgram stations on Singrauli-Jabalpur railway line in Madhya Pradesh today disrupting rail traffic on the route, but nobody was injured in the incident.

PTI| Last Updated: Nov 04, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Jabalpur: A goods train derailed between Manjhouli and Devgram stations on Singrauli-Jabalpur railway line in Madhya Pradesh today disrupting rail traffic on the route, but nobody was injured in the incident.

The incident took place around 8.20 AM. A total of 31 box wagons of the goods train derailed damaging rail tracks and affecting the running of a number of trains, a railway official said.

Soon after getting information about the incident, senior railway officials rushed to the spot.

Because of the derailment, 11448 Howrah-Jabalpur Shaktipunj Express is being diverted via Mirzapur-Choupan- Manikpur-Satna-Katni route, he said, adding a number of passenger trains are being short-terminated.