Jammu Express loco hits Boulder in Tamil Nadu

The locomotive of train No.16787 Jammutawi Express proceeding to Jammu from Tirunelveli hit a boulder that fell on the tracks near the Ambathurai railway station on Friday night.

Railway officials said small boulders that were lying on the tracks were removed and the rail traffic was restored immediately. Only the front portion of the locomotive was damaged and no passenger was injured.

Tuticorin-Mysore Express and Pandian Express were stopped on the way to Dindigul till the boulders were removed, leading to a delay of 45 minutes.

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