Five bogies of goods train derails in Rourkela, train services affected


Rourkela: Five bogies of a goods train derailed near Bondomunda junction under East Coast Railway division this morning disrupting train services.

However, no one was injured in the incident, railway sources said.

Sources said the goods train was en route to Rourkela when five wagons including the Guard cabin jumped off the rails near the D Cabin.

Railway officials have reached the spot and are supervising the track restoration work. Efforts are on for clearance of the route.

Though the reason behind the derailment is yet to be ascertained, the incident might have occurred due to minor cracks on the rail tracks, sources said. Rail traffic on the route would be restored soon, sources added.

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