Rail traffic affected between Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam due to derailment of goods train

Few long-distance trains coming to Thiruvananthapuram and towards Ernakulam were detained at nearby stations due to the accident.

By: PTI | Kollam | Published:September 20, 2016 11:02 am

A goods train derailed at Karunagappalli Station near Kollam Monday night, disrupting rail traffic between Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam sections. A Southern Railway release said the goods train carrying fertilisers to Kottayam derailed last night and traffic between Kollam and Kayamkulam stations has been regulated on a single line.

Though no express train has been cancelled, few passenger services have been regulated for the speedy restoration work of the affected line, the release said.

Few long-distance trains coming to Thiruvananthapuram and towards Ernakulam were detained at nearby stations due to the accident.