23 coal-laden wagons of a goods train derailed due to a mechanical problem at around 12:20 pm
A goods train derailed today near Kumhau railway station in Bihar's Rohtas district affecting train services on Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the East-Central Railway (ECR). There was no report of any casualty, a railway official said.
"Twenty three coal-laden wagons of a goods train derailed due to a mechanical problem at around 12:20 PM," Divisional Commercial Manager (DCM) of Mughalsarai Division Ashis Kumar said.
"No casualty or injury to anyone has been reported in the derailment," he said.
The train service on Gaya-Mughalsarai section has been disrupted due to damage to the track following derailment, he added.
A team of railway engineers from Mughalsarai have been rushed to the spot to repair the track, the DCM said, adding the train service will be restored by tonight.