Maharashtra: Madurai express derailed in Khandala; none hurt
Mumbai, July 6: The Seating cum Luggage Rake (SLR) coach of Madurai express derailed in Maharashtra's Khandala at around 3:30 am. Khandala railway station is located 123 km from Mumbai.
The affected coach was detached from the train & services were resumed within an hour. Traffic on other routes wasn't affected.
Nobody was injured in the incident, although it led to cancellation of four trains and diversion of another.
The passengers of the affected coach were shifted to the adjoining coaches and after the train reached Pune, a replacement coach was attached. The train departed from Pune at 8 am, the official added.
The cancelled trains are: 51317/51318 Karjat-Pune-Karjat Passenger, 12127/12128 CSMT-Pune-CSMT Intercity Express, 11010/11009 Pune-CSMT-Pune Sinhagad Express and 12126/12125 Pune-CSMT-Pune Pragati Express, while 11025 Bhusaval-Pune Express has been diverted via Manmad-Daund route, he said in a statement.
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