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Goods train derails near Visakhapatnam

Goods train derails in Latehar

Visakhapatnam:  A goods train derailed today close to signal point at Borra railway station near here, disrupting traffic between Visakhapatnam and Kirandul section of the East Coast Railway.

The wheels of front wagon of the Kirandul-bound goods train derailed at Borra railway station, about 60-70 kms from here, at around 6 AM as the train was proceeding from Visakhapatnam, East Coast Railway, Visakhapatnam division’s official B Jairam said.

This caused disruption of further movement, particularly of the goods trains, on the track, he said.

Owing to the derailment, the Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train and the return train from Kirandul will be sent back from Koraput, he said.

The railway track is expected to be restored by the afternoon, he added.

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