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Train engine decouples on Allahabad-Varanasi route in UP


Bhadohi (UP) : The engine of Shiv-Ganga express train from New Delhi to Maruadih today decoupled leaving the bogies behind between Jangiganj and Atraula railway stations on Allahabad-Varanasi section here.

Due to this unscheduled halt half-a-dozen of trains had to be stopped, an official said.

The incident took place at 9.10 AM when the engine detached from the rest of the rakes leaving bogies behind, Station Master of Gyanpur Ashok Kumar Verma said.

Later, another engine was arranged and the train left for the destination at 10.34 AM.

A major accident was averted since the speed of the train was slow, added Verma.

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