Panaji: Following incessant rainfall, a passenger train 01134 from Mangaluru junction to Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) derailed between Dudhsagar and Sonaulim in South Goa on Friday. The passenger train was diverted via Madgaon-Londa-Miraj after overflowing of the Vashishti river between Chiplun and Kamathe in Maharashtra. Fortunately, no casualties or injuries were reported in the incident. In a statement, the South Western Railway (SWR) asserted that the train was being pulled back to Kulem in South Goa.
Besides, train number 02780 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Vasco Da Gama Express Special was also stopped between Caranzol and Dudhsagar due to the landslide. Several other trains like Vasco Da Gama-Tirupati Hyderabad Express Special, Vasco Da Gama-Howrah Express Special, Vasco Da Gama-Tirupati Express Special were also cancelled.
Landslide n derailment of train No. 01134 between sonarlim & Dudhsagar Goa at Km 39/800 No injury/casualties reported pic.twitter.com/kDNvUKa1jw
— Sheetal (@SheetuKumar5) July 23, 2021
"There are 345 passengers on board Train number 01134 (Mangaluru Junction to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus) and 887 passengers on board Train no 02780 (Hazrat Nizamuddin- Vasco da Gama Express). All are reported to be safe," the SWR said in a statement.
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