Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express Derails, Landslide Behind Accident

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express Derails, Landslide Behind Accident

Duronto Express, heading to Mumbai from Nagpur, was derailed between Asangaon and Vasind railway stations in Maharashtra on Tuesday morning. No passenger was reported to be injured in the incident, Sunil Udasi, chief PRO of the Central Railway, said.

Appreciating the driver’s prompt action, Udasi said, “The driver applied the emergency brakes on time. Stranded passengers were being shifted to their destination by buses and taxis. Top Central Railway officials rushed to the spot to supervise relief and rescue operations.”

As a result of the derailment, the suburban local train services of the Central Railway in Mumbai and Thane were affected hitting morning peak hours and commuter traffic. Eight coaches and engine of the train derailed, and the incident is suspected to have been caused due to mud landslide. Read More…

 

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