Train services resume on Chennai-Arakkonam line
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Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 22:19
  
Chennai: Train services on Chennai-Arakkonam sector, which was halted after the train accident at Sitheri about 90 km from here last night, killing nine persons, resumed this evening.

The services were restored this evening, official sources said.

Many trains were cancelled and some diverted via Villupuram and other areas due to the mishap.

Nine persons were killed and 100 others injured when a speeding passenger train rammed into a stationary train here, about 90 km from Chennai, derailing five coaches last night.

The Chennai Beach-Vellore Cantonment Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit (MEMU) train crashed into the Arakkonam-Katpadi passenger from behind as it was waiting for signal here around 9.40 PM.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 22:19


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