VISAKHAPATNAM: In view of suspected miscreant activities between Kamlur-Kirandul in Kottavalasa-Kirandul line, 58501 Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train was short terminated at Kamlur 08.08.2018. While returning empty rake of 58501 passenger train from Kamlur to Dantewada after cancellation of service, the train got derailed near Km 410/17-18 at about 23.10hrs of 08.08.2018 as track was uprooted by Miscreants near bridge location. Locomotive and front trolley of General Second class got derailed. As the train was returning empty no causality or injury caused.
The onboard Crew and railway staff and others were evacuated through tower wagon from Dantewada. Accident Relief Train started from Koraput and reached site about 02.30hrs. Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical and other officials rushed to site. The restoration works commenced in the early hours. The entire works and trains movement are being monitored by General Manager Shri Umesh Singh, Divisional Railway Manager Shri Mukul Saran Mathur, Brach Officers of Waltair Division and Senior Officials of East Coast Railway.