Nzm-Pune Duronto Exp derails near Khandala, rail traffic hit

Rail traffic on the busy Mumbai-Pune trunk route was severely affected on Friday after the engine of Hazrat Nizamuddin-Pune AC Duronto Express derailed near Khandala-Lonavala.

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2013, 12:50 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Mumbai: Rail traffic on the busy Mumbai-Pune trunk route was severely affected on Friday after the engine of Hazrat Nizamuddin-Pune AC Duronto Express derailed near Khandala-Lonavala.

As per unconfirmed reports, 12264 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Pune AC Duronto Express’ engine went off the tracks - a report claimed that two bogies have also derailed - after it hit a boulder that had rolled on to the tracks following a landslide in Monkey Hill just before near Khandala.
Further details are awaited.