News Karnataka
Saturday, December 02 2023
West Bengal

India Yet Again Witnesses A Major Rail Collision

Image of two goods collision in west bengal
Photo Credit : Twitter

West Bengal: On Sunday 25 June, two trains carrying goods collided with each other at Onda station of Bankura district in West Bengal, the accident came a month after disastrous triple collision in Balasore of Odisha, that killed more than 250 lives, injuring 1000+, earlier on June 5 in a remote railway station of Assam’s Golaghat, a train collided with a vehicle resulted in a protest by locals to install a level of crossing in the area. This accident in Onda marks third rail collision in a month.

Aditya Kumar Chaudhary, CPRO South Eastern Railway said, “A goods train was standing in the loop line and another train was supposed to stop at the signal, but it overshot the red signal, leading to derailment. Restoration work was completed around 7.30am and the first train has been moved from the site at around 8.30am. As of now, 11 trains have been cancelled.” quoted from ANI.

Loco pilot of the goods train is injured and no other casualties have been reported yet, as running of trains on the route was disrupted earlier has now been restored, restoration work concluded around 7.30 am and the first train has been moved from the site at around 8.30 am.

Further details awaited.

Share this:
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Editor's Pick

Find the best odds at 10Cric and IPL Betting 2023! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp