Goods train derails in UP, rail traffic affected
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 13:25
Etawah (UP): Five bogies of a goods train Tuesday derailed in Auraiya district affecting rail traffic on Etawah-Kanpur section, a senior railway official said here.

The incident occurred at Jhinjhak railway station this morning when five boggies of the goods train derailed, Assistant Station Manager RK Tripathi said.

Due to the incident, movement of trains was affected. A few trains, including Shatabdi and Jodhpur Howarah Express were diverted, while others like Agra-Lucknow Intercity and Tundla-Kanpur passenger were cancelled, he said.

The incident comes a day after when a goods train hit the stationary Indore-Gwalior Intercity Express head-on in Madhya Pradesh after it overshot the signal amid heavy rains and poor visibility killing 23 people and injuring 50 others.


First Published: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 13:25

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