Train derailed, services disrupted

Hyderabad, Mar 13 : train services to Chennai and Bangalore, among other destinations were disrupted when a goods train derailed at Thimmapur in Kotur mandal of Mahboobnagar district of Andhra Pradesh early today.

As 12 wagons of the goods train bound for Nagpur jumped off the rails, passengers of the Chennai-Egmore express from here were transported by buses to the city, according to South Central Railway (SCR) sources.

Several express and passenger trains were cancelled as railway track to a distance of over 500 metres, was damaged, while trains bound for Bangalore were diverted via Raichur.

Restoration work was on and it might take over 16 hours, the sources added

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s