The engine and a passenger-cum-guard coach of the Mumbai-bound Amravati Express derailed while entering the suburban Kalyan station. No casualties were reported so far. However, traffic on the Nashik-Igatpuri-Kalyan section of the Central Railway has been disrupted, a central railway spokesperson said here.

"Engine and one SLR (general second class cum Guard's Van) of 12112 Amravati-Mumbai Express derailed while entering platform no.4 at Kalyan at 04:50 AM today," a railway statement said.

Efforts to restore traffic are in full swing and many trains have been short-terminated, diverted and cancelled due to the derailment, it said. A K Singh, PRO, CR, asserted, “We are making continuous announcements for the benefit of passengers and the restoration work is on in full swing."

According to officials, CR ran special trains between Kasara and Titwala railway stations to facilitate passengers and commuters. Five special buses from Kalyan to Titwala have also been deployed for the convenience of the commuters.

 

 

 

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