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17 wagons of goods train derail in Ratlam

Seventeen wagons of a goods train laden with soya oil cakes jumped off the tracks today between Barjanggarh and Meghnagar stations, disrupting rail traffic in the division, railway officials said.

india Updated: Feb 11, 2009 05:16 IST

Seventeen wagons of a goods train laden with soya oil cakes jumped off the tracks today between Barjanggarh and Meghnagar stations, disrupting rail traffic in the division, railway officials said.

No one was injured in the mishap, they added.

The goods train was going from Mandsour in Madhya Pradesh to Gandhinagar in Gujarat, when its 17 wagons derailed in Ratlam division of the Western Railways, they added.

A relief train was rushed to the accident site, the officials said.

As the result of the derailment, two major trains Dohad-Bhopal (293) and Bhopal-Dohad Express (294) and Kota- Baroda (1761) and Baroda-Kota (1762) were cancelled, they added.

Janata Express (9024), bound for Mumbai from Delhi and Dehra Dun Express (9019) bound for Dehra Dun from Mumbai were diverted via Bhopal and via Bhusawal stations respectively, officials said.

Ratlam Divisional Railway Manager Prabhat Kumar Vajpayee said the traffic on the down line had been restored, adding traffic on the UP line too would resume after repairs.