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West Bengal: 12 Wagons Derailed After 2 Goods Train Collide In Bankura; South Eastern Railway Says, ‘1 Train Overshot Red Signal’

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A collision occurred between two goods train near Ondagram or Onda railway station in West Bengal on Sunday, June 25 at 4 am. A goods train entered loop line instead of main line and collided with another stationary goods train on the track, bringing back the memories of the tragic Balasore train accident of June 2 which killed over 288 people and injured more than 1000 passengers in Odisha near Bahanaga Bazar Railway Station. Running of trains on the route was disrupted but restoration work was completed around 7.30 am and the first train has been moved from the site at around 8.30 am. As of now, 11 trains have been cancelled, informed CPRO South Eastern Railway.

According to the latest reports, the loco pilot of the goods train has been injured. Operations on the rail line has been halted and officials are reaching the accident spot.


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