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Nine bogies of goods train derail in Andhra Pradesh

Nine bogies of a goods train derailed at Jangoan railway station in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh today disrupting up and down railway traffic on Secunderabad-Kazipet route of South Central Railway (SCR).

india Updated: Feb 09, 2009 13:25 IST

Nine bogies of a goods train derailed at Jangoan railway station in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh today disrupting up and down railway traffic on Secunderabad-Kazipet route of South Central Railway (SCR).

The incident occured this morning when a goods train with empty wagons was proceeding towards Kazipet from the state capital.

Several trains were either cancelled or diverted from different places following the derailment, a SCR release said.

Five trains were cancelled and 17 others including Satavahana Express, Bhagyanagar Express, Charminar Express, Garib Rath Express, East Coast Expresses and Sampark Kranthi Express have been diverted, it said.

Trains cancelled for the day are: Secunderabad- Guntur-Secunderabad Inter city express, Secunderabad-Sirpur Kagazngar Telangana express, Kazipet-Hyderabad-Warangal passengers, Secunderabad-Dornakal Kakatiya passenger and Secunderabad-Repalle Delta passenger.

Meanwhile, SCR officials have rushed to the spot and repair work was on to restore the traffic, a report from Warangal quoting railway sources said.