Goods train engine derails in Koraput

Koraput: The engine of a goods train derailed at Dayanidhiguda near Manabar railway station in Korput district late last night.

The movement on Jagadalpur-Koraput-Vishakhapanam route was affected for hours due to the derailment.

According to reports, when the train which was on its way to Visakhapatnam from Jagdalpur, the engine of the goods carrier train derailed near Manabar railway station in the district affecting train services for hours. However, the boogies remain unaffected.

On being informed, a four-member special team rushed the spot and train engine that derailed was taken off the track by a crane and rail traffic on the route was resumed after some hours, sources said.

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