Wagons of goods train derail at Chheoki

छियोकी Chheoki (COI): Two wagons of a goods train derailed at Chheoki on Thursday. Accident relief train (ART) was rushed to the spot to haul the wagons back on the track. Movement of two special trains was affected due to derailment.

The goods train laden with onions was coming from Jabalpur and going towards Fatua in Bihar. When it was passing through Chheoki, wheels of two wagons came off the tracks at 12:38 pm. ART and railway staff rushed from Allahabad railway station at 1:05 and reached the spot at 1:55 pm. Due to the derailment, onions also spread on the tracks.

One wagon was rerailed by 4:20 pm while process of rerailing other wagon was in progress.

The derailment resulted in late movement of the special trains 1027 Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus-Varanasi special and train number 1047 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Gorakhpur special.