Derailment in Beed district of Maharashtra
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 19:52
Hyderabad: Rail traffic on Latur Road-Parli Vaijnath section of Secunderabad Division of South Central Railway (SCR) was affected this morning after a passenger train derailed between Ghatnandur and Parli Vaijnath stations in the Beed district of Maharashtra.

Five coaches and the engine of Miraj-Parli Vaijnath Passenger Train (51426) went off the tracks at about 0810 hours today, SCR said in a release here. There were no casualties, according to SCR.

Accident Relief Trains from Purna and Secunderabad, and a Medical Relief Van from Purna were rushed; Divisional Railway Manager, Secunderabad Division and other senior officials also left for the site.

Parli Vaijnath-Miraj passenger (51425), Aurangabad- Hyderabad passenger (57550) and Hyderabad-Aurangabad passenger (57549 were cancelled. Meanwhile, senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who represents Beed in Lok Sabha, demanded that tracks between Ghatnandur and Parali be replaced, following today's mishap.

Munde said this section had become perilous, as this was the fourth mishap in the recent past.


First Published: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 19:52

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