Train Hit By Landslide After Massive Rain, Goes Off Tracks In Goa

A passenger train going from Mangaluru to Mumbai in Karnataka was hit by a landslide in Goa on Friday.

New Delhi:

While more than 100 people died after record-breaking rains in western and southern India, a passenger train from Mangaluru in Karnataka to Mumbai was hit by a landslide and derailed in Goa on Friday. Whose pictures have surfaced. Local reports identified the train as 01134 Mangaluru Junction – CST Terminus Express Special, which was diverted via Margao-Londa-Miraj due to the spate of river Vashisht. On Dudhsagar-Sonaulim section in Goa, according to The Hindu newspaper. The train derailed along with the engine and the first general compartment. However, no passenger was injured in this accident. According to the information received, the passengers of the affected coach were shifted to other coaches and the train was sent back to Kulem. Landslides were reported at two places in the Ghat section of Hubli Division of South Western Railway following incessant rains. First between Dudhsagar and Sonolim stations and second between Karnazol and Dudhsagar stations.

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Other trains affected were 02780 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Vasco Da Gama Express Special which started from Hazrat Nizamuddin in Delhi on Wednesday and was partially canceled between Londa and Vasco Da Gama. Apart from this, Train No. 08048 Vasco Da Gama-Howrah Express Special, Train No. 07420 Vasco Da Gama-Tirupati Express Special and Train No. 07420/07022 Vasco Da Gama-Tirupati Hyderabad Express Special have also been cancelled.

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Let us inform that 129 people died in rain-related incidents and landslides in Maharashtra in the last two days, while 84,452 people under Pune division were shifted to safer places on Friday as heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in the state. The officers provided this information. In Pune division of western Maharashtra, 84,452 people have been shifted to safer places due to heavy rains and inflow of rivers. Of these, more than 40,000 people are from Kolhapur district. Officials said the Panchganga river near Kolhapur town is flowing above the level of the 2019 floods.

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