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Eight coaches of passenger train derail in Rajasthan's Pali

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shgun S -- January 02nd 2023 08:23 AM
Eight coaches of passenger train derail in Rajasthan's Pali

Eight coaches of passenger train derail in Rajasthan's Pali

Pali (Rajasthan), January 2: Eight coaches of Suryanagari Express derailed near Rajasthan's Pali in the early hours of Monday.

The incident occurred at 3:27 a.m. between the Rajkiawas-Bomadra sections of the Jodhpur division. The train was on its way to Jodhpur from Bandra Terminus. There were no casualties, according to North Western Railway. Railways have dispatched an accident relief train from Jodhpur.

"Higher officials are expected to reach the spot soon. General Manager-North Western Railway and other high officials are monitoring the situation in the control room at the headquarters in Jaipur," Chief Public Relations Officer informed.

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“Within five minutes of departing from Marwar junction, a vibration sound was heard inside the train and after 2-3 minutes, the train stopped. We got down and saw that at least eight sleeper class coaches were off the tracks. Within 15-20 minutes, ambulances arrived,” a passenger said.

Further details awaited.

The CPRO also provided helpline numbers for passengers and their concerned family members.

For Jodhpur: 02912654979, 02912654993, 02912624125, 02912431646

For Pali Marwar: 02932250324

Passengers and their families can also contact- 138 and 1072- for any information, said CPRO, North Western Railway


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