March 22, 2018

Goods train derails in Bhagalpur

goods-train-derails-in-biharBhagalpur: Eight wagons of a goods train derailed on the Rajmahal – Bhagalpur railway line in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district today.

Eight wagons of the goods train jumped off the track at a place between Jungle Gopali and Badalbaba locations, about 5 km from the NTPC power plant at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, Assistant General Manager T Gopal Krishna said.

A team was constituted to find out the reasons behind the incident,he said.

The train was carrying coal from Lalmatia coalmines of of Jharkhand to the NTPC power plant, Railway officials said.

Railway traffic on the route was hit for a couple of hours due to the incident.

Courtesy: PTI

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