Trains cancelled after Coromandel Express Accident in Odisha. A major accident involving three trains – two passenger and one freight train – happened today in Odisha. One train hit the derailed bogies of another causing crash of many coaches, in result of which many trains are cancelled. Reportedly, 300 people are injured and many feared dead in the accident.
Here’s the list of trains cancelled after Coromandel Express mishap in Odisha
Coromandel train accident in Odisha: South Eastern Railway announced that many trains stand cancelled after the major tragedy affected the route.
Coromandel train mishap: Several trains were cancelled and many were diverted to other routes following a major train accident in Odisha’s Balasore district today. The mishap killed at least 50 passengers. The three-way accident involved Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast express, the Coromandel Express and a goods train on three separate tracks at Bahanagar in Odisha’s Balasore district.
According to reports, several coaches of 12864 Bengaluru-Howrah superfast express travelling to Howrah, derailed at Bahanagabazar and fell on the up line.
“These derailed coaches collided with 12841 Shalimar-Chennai Coromandel Express and its coaches overturned too.
A goods train was also involved in the accident as the coaches of the Coromandel Express hit its wagons after getting derailed, the official said.
Trains cancelled after Coromandel Express Accident in Odisha
Here is the list of trains cancelled:
12839 Howrah-Chennai Mail journey commencing on 02.06.2023
12895 Shalimar-Puri Superfast Express journey commencing on 02.06.2023
02837 Santragachi-Puri Special Express journey commencing on 02.06.2023
22201 Sealdah-Puri Duronto Express journey commencing on 02.06.2023
18410 Sri Jagannath Express – Puri to Kolkata journey commencing on 02.06.2023
12837 Howrah-Puri Superfast Express journey commencing on 02.06.2023
12863 Howrah-SMVB Superfast Express journey commencing on 02.06.2023
12838 Puri – Howrah Superfast Express journey commencing on 02.06.2023
20831 Shalimar-Sambalpur Express journey commencing on 02.06.2023
Here’s the list of trains diverted
12801 Purushottam Express (PT) – Puri to New Delhi – to be diverted via Jaroli
18477 Utkal Express – Puri to Rishikesh – to be diverted via Angul