Goods train derails in Chhattisgarh

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Bilaspur, Apr 25: Three wagons of a freight train carrying iron ore today derailed between Bilha and Dagori railway stations in Bilaspur railway division in Chhattisgarh. No one was reported hurt in the incident.

"Three bogies of a cargo train derailed when it was heading towards Bilaspur from Bhilai," chief PRO of South East Central Railway Darshnita B Ahluwalia said.

Goods train derails in Chhattisgarh

The incident, which occurred at around 2.30 PM, disrupted the train movement on the route for around two hours. Soon after getting the news, railway officials along with the maintenance staff rushed to the spot and movement of trains was resumed after 4.30 PM, she said.

The cause of derailment was not immediately known. It delayed some trains including Chhattisgarh Express, Rajdhani Express and Nagpur Intercity, while the Bilaspur-Raipur-Gondia passenger train was cancelled.

PTI

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