Derailment hits rail traffic on Delhi-Agra section

New Delhi: A goods train derailed near Palwal in Haryana, disrupting the services of more than a dozen trains. However, no one was injured in the derailment.

"A wagon and engine of a goods train derailed near Palwal following which we had to cancel some trains and divert a few," a Northern Railway spokesperson said.

Rail traffic was restored by 11 AM, he said.

Five trains including Ferozpur-Mumbai Express and Amritsar-Mumbai Golden Temple Express were diverted towards Ghaziabad-Tundla-Agra section while six trains including Agra-Palwal passenger and Mathura-Ghaziabad passenger trains were cancelled.

Timings of six trains including Niazamuddin-Coimbator Express and Nizamuddin-Yashwantpur Karnataka Express were also rescheduled because of the incident.