Chennai-bound Kaveri Express derails, none injured

Three bogies of the Chennai- bound Kaveri Express train derailed while its engine was damaged when boulders fell on the track near Kuppam in the district early Monday.

Updated: Oct 22, 2012, 19:24 PM IST

Vellore (TN): Some coaches and engine of the Chennai-bound Kaveri Express from Mysore derailed near Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border near here in the wee hours of today, railway sources said.
The engine along with five coaches of the train derailed around 2.40 am when the driver tried to stop the train after he saw some rocks on the tracks, they said.
None were injured.

Since the route had double lining, traffic on the route was not affected much, they said.