Freight train derails in Bihar

भागलपुर Bhagalpur (BGP): 8 wagons of a freight train derailed on the Rajmahal-Bhagalpur railway line falling under the Malda Divison of Eastern Railway in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district today.

It was reported that 8 wagons of the goods train jumped off the track at a place between Jungle Gopali and Badalbaba locations, about 5 kilometer (km) from the NTPC power plant at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district.

He said that a team was constituted to find out the reasons behind the incident.

The train was carrying coal from Lalmatia coalmines of Jharkhand to the NTPC power plant, Railway officials said.

Railway traffic on the route was hit for a couple of hours due to the incident.