Thursday, October 30, 2014

Two bogies of Amravati Express derail near Kalyan

KALYAN: The train services on Central Railway between Kalyan and Kasara was affected after two bogies of Amravati Express train, including its engine derailed near Kalyan railway station on Thursday morning. The incident caused great inconvenience to office goers as the train services were disrupted.

Central Railway official said that the engine and one general second class cum guard's van of 12112 Amravati-Mumbai Express derailed while it was entering platform number 4 at Kalyan. The derailment has resulted in blocking of the up line between Kalyan and Kasara.

CR official said that until now no casualties have been reported and restoration of traffic is in full swing. Continuous announcements are being made for the benefit of passengers.

After the incident a technical team of the railway department from Kalyan rushed to the spot. Several local trains were cancelled due to the incident.

To facilitate passengers and commuters, the CR at 7am ran special trains between Kasara and Titwala railway stations. 

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