Train accident averted after Duranto Express coaches get separated from engine

23 March 2017, 06:48 PM
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Massive train accident was prevented near Vedchhi railway station in Navsari district of Gujarat as engine of Duronto Express going to Mumbai from Ahmedabad got separated from the coaches near Navsari on Wednesday morning.

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The train had left Navsari station, some 30 km from Surat, when the engine got separated from the coaches. The guard of Duronto Express controlled the coaches before they derailed. Western Railway officials refused to acknowledge the incident.

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"There was no report of any injury to any passenger and all were safe. After separation, the engine travelled for about 400 to 500 metres and stopped as the driver realised about the coaches getting separated," he said. Meena said he also communicated to the driver after seeing the separated coaches.

First Published: Thursday, March 23, 2017 06:36 PM
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