Thane: A goods train derailment near Kasara railway station in Maharashtra on Sunday disrupted traffic on the Mumbai CSMT-Howrah and Mumbai CSMT-Adilabad Nandigram routes, according to the Central Railways. The incident occurred on the Kasara to Igatpuri downline and the middle line, impacting the movement of two mail express trains.
There is derailment of a goods train between Kasara to TGR-3 DOWN line section at 18.31 hrs, on Down Main line in Mumbai div.
Goods train- JNPT/DLIB Container train. 2 wagons derailed.
Mail express traffic in Kasara to Igatpuri section DOWN section is affected. And middle line…
— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) December 10, 2023
The Central Railways confirmed that traffic remained unaffected on the Igatpuri to Kasara upline, ensuring the smooth operation of Mumbai suburban train services.
Responding swiftly to the situation, the Central Railways deployed two accident relief trains, one from Kalyan and another from Igatpuri, to expedite restoration efforts and address the challenges posed by the derailment. The authorities are actively working to minimize the disruption to train services and prioritize passenger safety.