15 bogies of a goods train derail near Ambala

CHANDIGARH: As many as 15 bogies of a goods train which was laden with coal derailed near Ambala in Haryana on April 20, a senior railway official said.

However the train driver and the guard were safe, he added, reports PTI.

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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