Konkan railway resumes service
The railway track at Ukshi-Sangameshwar section on Konkan Railway route, which was affected following derailment of 5 wagons of an empty Goods train yesterday morning, has been restored.
The derailed wagons were removed from the section at 0440 hrs this morning and track fit certificate was issued at 0650 hrs, following which train services resumed in the section, an official statement said.
The restoration work at site was supervised by senior level Konkan Railway officials.
As a result of the restoration, some of the trains which were to be diverted, will now go via Konkan Railway route, thus bringing respite to the passengers.
These trains are 12449 Goa Sampark Kranti Exp, 16346 Netravati Exp, 12618 Mangala Exp, and 12288 Dehradun-Kochuveli Exp. There would be no trans-shipment required now for any train, the statement added.
(Posted on 15-04-2014)