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Jharkhand Train Accident: 53 Coaches of coal laden goods train derailed in Koderma

A major accident took place this morning at Gurpa station of Koderma Gaya railway station. A coal goods train has derailed at Gurpa station and about 53 coaches have been damaged in this accident, after this incident the train operation on the Howrah-Delhi Mail line has come to a complete standstill.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Dhanbad: In a tragic incident, 53 coaches of coal-laden goods train at Gurpa station between Koderma and Manpur railway section of Dhanbad in Jharkhand today (Wednesday), October 26 at 6 am. derailed at 24 o’clock. This has disrupted rail traffic on the up and down lines. After the derailment of the goods train, the route was changed and the trains were operated. However, there was no damage in the incident as it was a goods train.

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The same coal-laden goods train was coming from Koderma station and going towards Gaya. According to the report, the brake of the goods train failed. This is not the first incident of a train or goods train derailing the railway track. Earlier on October 24, 20 coaches of a Mamalgadi derailed at Chandur in the Amravati district of Maharashtra late on Sunday night. The Mumbai-Nagpur route was disrupted after the accident and the Railways had to divert several trains.

A major accident took place this morning at Gurpa station of Koderma Gaya railway station. A coal goods train has derailed at Gurpa station and about 53 coaches have been damaged in this accident, after this incident the train operation on Howrah Delhi Mail line has come to a complete halt. Accident relief vehicle and team of officers have reached the spot from Gaya only seven. Railway has suffered a lot due to this accident. Let us inform that on Wednesday morning at 6 am, Gurpa derailed near the station with a loud noise.

About two dozen coaches have been completely damaged in this accident. Due to this coal is scattered all around. The railway track has also been uprooted.

Senior Railway Department officials said that the cause of the goods train accident near Gurpa station of Koderma Gaya railway section is yet to be ascertained. Eastern Railway has suffered a lot after getting information about the incident. Trying to clear the line. So that the supply of coal to NTPC can be restored. Let us tell you that the place where the accident took place, there is a gathering of the nearby villagers.

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Officials say that efforts are being made to repair the railway line as soon as possible. So that the goods train can operate smoothly as before.

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