Bihar: 53 wagons of coal-laden goods train derail

26 October, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

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53 waggons of a coal-loaded freight train derailed at Gurpa station in the Koderma and Manpur railway segment of the Dhanbad division

East Central Railway reported that 53 waggons of a coal-loaded freight train derailed at Gurpa station in the Koderma and Manpur railway segment of the Dhanbad division on Thursday morning.

According to East Central Railway, the train derailed this morning at roughly 6:24 am, interrupting rail traffic on the “Up” and “Down” lines. However, the event has not resulted in any casualties.

“At 6:24 am today, 53 waggons of a coal-loaded freight train derailed at Gurpa station between Koderma and Manpur railway section in Dhanbad division, causing rail traffic on the Up and Down lines to be disrupted. No one has been hurt as a result of the event, “said ECR.

Meanwhile, Barwadih, Gaya, Nesuchbo, Gomoh and Dhanbad are sending emergency vehicles and personnel to the scene.