These trains cancelled, diverted after goods train derails in Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar: Railway authorities cancelled and diverted a few trains after a goods train derailed near Sarla Junction under Sambalpur Railway Division last night.

Even as the tracks have been repaired, two trains — Jharsuguda-Sambalpur passenger train and Rourkela-Bhubaneswar Express — have been cancelled.

Similarly, the authorities diverted three trains — Rourkela-Gunupur Express, Dhanbad-Bhubaneswar Special and Puri-Indore Express — following the mishap.

While Puri-Indore Express has will run on Talcher route via Sambalpur, Rourkela-Gunupur Express and Dhanbad-Bhubaneswar Special departed from Sambalpur.

According to reports, four wagons of a cement-laden goods train derailed at 12 am near Sarla Railway Junction in Sambalpur. The train was en route to Sambalpur Railway Station from Jharsuguda.

On receiving information, the railway staff immediately rushed to the site and started restoration work.

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