Kozhikode: Train derails on Mangaluru-Hassan section

Kozhikode: Two engines and one unreserved coach of Kannur/Karwar–Bengaluru Express derailed between Shirivagilu and Yadakumari stations of Mangaluru–Hassan section early today but no casualties or injuries have been reported so far.

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Traffic in this section has been temporarily disrupted and some trains have been rescheduled or cancelled, Southern Railway’s Palakkad division said in a release here.Arrangements have been made for taking the passengers of the derailed train No 16518/16524 by road to their destinations, the release said.

Train No 16515 Yeswantpur– Karwar Express scheduled to leave Yeswantpur today has been cancelled, it said.

Train No 16517/16523 Bengaluru–Kannur/Karwar Express, which left Bengaluru yesterday has been partially cancelled between Sakleshpur and Kannur/Karwar today, it said.

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