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Train services on Ujjain-Indore rail section were affected for around three hours after the locomotive of Udaipur-Indore Virbhumi Chittaurgarh Express got derailed near Ujjain on Sunday morning. However, no one was injured in the incident.
The derailment occurred at C-Cabin near Ujjain railway station at around 08.24am. Officials said that due to the derailment, trains going towards Indore including Narmada Express, Duranto Express and Avantika Express had to be stopped at Ujjain railway station.
The incident also caused delay in arrival of trains at Indore railway station. The list included Ujjain-Indore Passenger (59306), Virbhumi-Chittaurgarh Express (19330), Jaipur-Bhopal Express (19711), Narmada Express (18234), Duronto Express (12227), Indore-Udaipur Virbhumi Chittargarh Express (19329) and Delhi Sarai Rohilla Intercity Express (12416). While Ujjain-Indore Passenger and Narmada Express were delayed by more than five hours, Duronto Express, Virbhumi Chittaurgarh Express and Intercity were delayed by more than three hours. Jaipur-Bhopal Express was also delayed by nearly two hours.
Officials with Ratlam division of the Western Railway said that two wheels of the engine of train no.19330 Virbhumi Express got derailed.
The engine was detached from the train and the coaches were later shifted to the station with the help of another locomotive.
This article first appeared on timesofindia.indiatimes.com
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