Goods train derails near Farukkhabad

Farukkhabad: Rail traffic was disrupted on Farrukhabad Kasganj route after a Bihar-bound goods train derailed near here late last night.

Eleven wagons and two engines of KPGM special goods train derailed in Shamshabad yard between Farrukhabad Kasganj stations due to which the main line was blocked, PRO North Eastern Railway, Izatnagar division - Bareilly, Rajendra Singh said.

He said that the goods train loaded with fertilizer was going to Karpoorigram in Bihar from Bhopal Division. As a result, two trains Mathura-Chhapra express and Kolkata Agra Cantt express - were diverted via Tundla instead of Kasganj-Kanpur.

Two trains were partially cancelled, including Farukkhabad- Kasganj passenger and Kasganj-Sikhohabad passenger. Singh said that Kasganj-Farukkhabad express,

Farukkhbad-Kanpur express and Farukkhabad-Kasganj express would remain cancelled today. Efforts were being made to clear the route.

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