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Rake of Shatabdi Express splits into two, railway traffic disrupted

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 2 Aug 2017 7:31 AM GMT

Rake of Shatabdi Express splits into two, railway traffic disrupted
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Lucknow: In a sensational accident the rake of New Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express split into two, near Khurja Railway station on North Central Railway on Wednesday morning.

Apparently it happened due to breakage in the coupling joining two coaches.

The senior officers have reached the spot and the probe has been launched.

According to eyewitnesses, a major railway mishap was averted.

More details are awaited.

The accident has also adversely affected the railway traffic with many trains either cancelled or diverted until the path gets cleared. Rescue teams have been sent to the spot.

Also read: Goods train derails in Bihar, Mughalsarai-Howrah route disrupted

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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