Goods train derails near Ambala, rail traffic hit

Ambala: Four wagons of a goods train Thursday derailed near the Ambala Cantt railway station here affecting movement of trains, officials said.

The goods train laden with coal was proceeding to Bathinda in Punjab when suddenly its wagons came off the track this morning.

Among the trains which were held up for over an hour included New Delhi-Kalka Shatabdi Express.

The traffic had been restored and the derailed coaches had been put back on the track, Divisional Railways Manager, Northern Railways, Ambala, P K Sanghi said.