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Bogie of express train derails, traffic disrupted

PTI  Thiruvananthapuram, December 12, 2012
First Published: 11:39 IST(12/12/2012) | Last Updated: 11:42 IST(12/12/2012)

A bogie of the Nilambur-Thiruvananthapuram Rajyarani Express derailed between Kottayam and Kayakulam early on Wednesday morning, disrupting traffic on the busy route.

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No one was injured in the mishap near Tiruvalla station, which occurred at 3:55am, divisional railway sources said.

It was an air conditioned coach that went off the track, they said.

Some trains running in the Kochi-Thiruvananthapuram sector have since been diverted through Alappuzha.

Efforts are on to remove the derailed coach and traffic is expected to be restored before noon, sources said.

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