Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Freight train derails, trains to be delayed

KOLLAM: Trains including express trains are running late after a freight train derailed at Kallukadavu in between Karunagapally and Sasthamcotta. Ten trains have been cancelled. Train services to one side were resumed early Tuesday morning at 2.30 am. Maintenance work are being carried by railway officials.

Nine bogies of the train out of the 22 carrying chemical fertilizers derailed at 12.30 am this morning. Four bogies of the nine overturned outside the railway track. Electric lines have been damaged in the accident. The wheels of the train ejected soon after the derailment.

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