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Rail services distrupted on Moradabad-Ambala section

Written by: Staff

Lucknow, Feb 26 (UNI) Train services on the Moradabad -Ambala section of the Northern Railway were distrupted since late last night following derailment of three coaches of Amritsar bound Howrah-Amristar Express near Nagina station.

At least ten people recieved minor insuries in the accident which occurred at about 0100 hours, railway officials confirmed.

Sources said the accident was a minor one as the train was on slow speed as it was approaching the Nagina station under Bijnour district. Three coaches after the engine went off the rails after the accident.

Train services on the section has been disrupted and at least 16 pairs of passenger trains have been diverted through alternative route.

The Passengers have been sent to Amritsar by a special train.

Railway sources said restoration work was underway on a war footing to repair the tracks.


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