Puri-Gunupur Passenger Train Derails


Rayagada: The Puri-Gunupur Passenger train reportedly derailed at Gunupur railway station in Rayagada district last night. No casualties have been reported in the incident.

According to sources, the mishap occurred at around 9 pm on Wednesday when the engine of the train, that was being replaced, derailed after ramming against the buffer stop.

The mishap occurred due to brake failure, sources said. Following this, a technical team reached the spot and the train resumed service at around 1 am after another engine was attached, sources added.

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