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Goods train derails near Mumbai; no casualties

Several Long-distance Trains Were Cancelled Or Rescheduled After A Goods Train Derailed Near Dahanu Road Station In Palghar District Early This Morning, Disrupting Traffic On The Rail Link To Mumbai. There Were No Casualties.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Jul 2016, 10:24:06 AM
Goods train derails near Dahanu Road station in Palghar district

Palghar (Maha):

Several long-distance trains were cancelled or rescheduled after a goods train derailed near Dahanu Road station in Palghar district early this morning, disrupting traffic on the rail link to Mumbai. There were no casualties.

Ravindra Bhakar, Western Railway Chief PRO, told PTI that the incident took place at around 2 AM and a massive operation had been launched to remove the 11 derailed containers and clear the track.

Several long distance trains from Mumbai have been cancelled, he said. The suburban train traffic of the Western Railway was not affected. 

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First Published : 04 Jul 2016, 10:21:00 AM

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