Monday, March 20, 2023

Train services disrupted on Tata-Patna route


Jamshedpur : Train services were hit on the Tata-Patna route for several hours today after an express train was derailed near Patna Sahib station under Danapur division of East Central Railway zone .

The Tata-Danapur Express which left Tatanagar railway station at 8.15 am was terminated at Asansol. The train was sent back to Tatanagar.

Officials of South Eastern Railway ( SER) said that 12 bogies of the passenger train was derailed, although there was no casualty.

Station manager of Tatanagar , Awtar Singh said that the Tata-South Bihar Express which leaves Tatanagar at around 7.30 pm would run as per schedule. However, he said that the train might be short terminated.

A counter was opened at the Tatanagar railway station so that passengers not willing to travel can cancel their tickets and get back the refunds.

Meanwhile, a section of passengers created ruckus at Tatanagar railway station when they came to know about diversion of a few trains heading to Tatanagar from north India.

Railway sources said that due to diversion the New Delhi-Puri Purushottam Superfast Express was running about two hours late.

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