Goods train derails in Odisha

Updated: Sep 11, 2018, 23:34 IST | IANS

The derailment affected train services through Koraput-Rayagada route

Goods train derails in Odisha

At least two wagons of a goods train derailed at Bhalumuska railway station in Kalyansinghpur of Odisha's Rayagada district on Tuesday. The derailment affected train services through Koraput-Rayagada route.

The wagons went off the track while it was bringing aluminum powder from NALCO plant in Damanjodi of Koraput district, said East Coast Railway sources.

These wagons belong to and maintained by Nalco. This is the second derailment in the same route in the last two days. At least 15 wagons of a goods train carrying aluminium powder had derailed near Damanjodi railways station on Sunday.

Following the incident, Hirakhand Express has been diverted via Kotavalsa of Koraput towards Vizianagaram while the Rourkela Express has been controlled at Tikiri station, said sources.

Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also, download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Except for the change in the headline, the story has been provided "AS-IS," "AS AVAILABLE, without any verification or editing from our side. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/ reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever.

DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Mumbai protests against the Pulwama terror attack

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK