Duronto Express derailed due to landslide


Guwahati/ 29th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed due to massive landslide at Thane in Maharashtra on Tuesday. According to report, at least ten couches including the engine came out of track as no injuries were reported so far. Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena said the incident took place between the Asangaon and Vashind stations art round 6.30 am. The landslide occurs due to continuous heavy rain from past three days which causes the accident. The Loco Pilot was appreciated by Central Railways spokesperson Sunil Udasi as he applied emergency brakes on time. The Railway officials shifted the passengers to their destination by buses and taxis. Central Railways officials immediately rushed on the spot as the rescue and relief operation were going on. This is the third major derail incident happened in the past two week.

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