Kalka-Jodhpur Express derailed at Ambala city station

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Ambala, Aug 9 (UNI) Rail traffic between Ambala-Rajpura was disrupted following derailment of an engine and a bogey of Kalka-Jodhpur Express late last night.

The train which was on its way to Jodhpur from Kalka as soon as left Ambala City station around 0030 hrs, its engine and a bogey derailed near the outer signal area. However, the passengers travelling in the bogey escaped unhurt.

Ambala Railway Division additional general manager RK Saxena alongwith other senior officers immediately reached the spot and a relief train was requisitioned for restoration work. The blocked track was cleared after several hours work and the rail traffic on the route was resumed.

An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

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