Bogies of Delhi-bound train uncouple on Kathjodi bridge

DN Bureau

A train mishap was averted on Tuesday when bogies of the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express uncoupled on Kathjodi river bridge.

Bogies Of Bhubaneswar-Delhi Rajdhani Express Uncouple On Kathajodi Bridge
Bogies Of Bhubaneswar-Delhi Rajdhani Express Uncouple On Kathajodi Bridge

Bhubaneswar: A train mishap was averted on Tuesday when bogies of the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express uncoupled on Kathjodi river bridge near Cuttack.

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No one was hurt when the bogies separated, an official of the East Coast Railway (ECoR) said.

Shortly after leaving Bhubaneswar station at around 9.30 am, the train suddenly came to a halt on the bridge triggering panic among the passengers.

Senior officers from the Bhubaneswar coach maintenance depot thoroughly checked the bogies at Cuttack railway station, he said.

The affected bogies, B/3 and B/4, were joined and the train resumed its onward journey.

A panel has been formed by Khurda Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Brij Mohan Agarwal to inquire into the matter and it will submit its report within 48 hours, he said.

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"The reason will be known in a day or two.

Responsibility will be fixed after that," an official said. (PTI)

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