Goods train derails, rail services affected

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 16:20

Birbhum: A coal-laden goods train
derailed on Tuesday between Muraroi and Rajgram stations in West
Bengal`s Birbhum district following which rail traffic was
affected on the route, railway officials said.

Eight wagons of the freight train derailed at about 1:00
am, blocking both the tracks, they said.

Passenger trains on the route (Bolpur-Rampurhat-Pakur)
have been diverted via Katwa-Azimganj route, officials said.

Senior railway officials have rushed to the spot. The
wagons are being removed and track repair work is being done,
they said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 16:20

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