Goods train laden with coal derails near Ambala

The incident occurred in the afternoon on the Ambala-Saharanpur rail route, Ambala's Divisional Railway Manager Dinesh Kumar said.

By: PTI | Chandigarh | Published:April 20, 2017 4:05 pm

As many as 15 bogies of a goods train which was laden with coal derailed near Ambala in Haryana today, a senior railway official said. However the train driver and the guard were safe, he added.

The incident occurred in the afternoon on the Ambala-Saharanpur rail route, Ambala’s Divisional Railway Manager Dinesh Kumar told PTI over phone.

“A few bogies of a goods train, which had started from Ambala and was running on the Ambala-Saharanpur route, derailed near Kesri station, close to Ambala,” he said. The cause of the accident could not be ascertained immediately.

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