Koderma-Gomo MT Special Train Derails in Dhanbad’s Paharpur, Howrah-New Delhi Rail Route Disrupted
The accident happened at 5:10 am in the morning. The accident happened on the down line. After this, many trains including New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express, New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express, where they stopped.
New Delhi: Two coaches of the Koderma-Gomo MT special passenger train derailed on Monday morning near Paharpur station of Dhanbad Railway Division of East Central Railway, following which operation of trains on Up and Down was affected for a long time. The train accident reportedly happened at 5:10 am in the morning when the special train coming from Koderma to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Junction Gomo derailed. After the derailment, many trains including New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express, New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express were stopped.
The train driver immediately stopped the train by applying brakes as soon as the incident occurred. Due to this the railway track and the concrete sleeper were saved from causing much damage. The derailed part of the coach came towards the up line.
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