In a recent incident in Odisha, four wagons of a bauxite-loaded goods train derailed at the Ambodala yard in the Rayagada district. The event occurred on a Saturday, however, no casualties have been reported, ensuring the safety of all involved personnel.
Swift Response and Restoration
Sources from the East Coast Railway (ECoR) confirmed that train services had not been impacted by the derailment. An accident relief train from Kantabanji arrived promptly at the site around 12.30pm to commence restoration efforts. Railway officials also visited the site to assess the situation and expedite the process of putting things back in order.
“All four wagons have been put on the track and the line was cleared,” said official sources, highlighting the efficient response to the incident.
Business As Usual
The derailed train was headed to the Vedanta Alumina siding. Despite the occurrence, the main line remained clear for train movement, ensuring the continuity of services. “The derailment did not affect the running of train services,” confirmed official sources.
The swift and efficient handling of the incident ensured minimal disruption to railway operations and services, reflecting the preparedness of the East Coast Railway to tackle such situations.
- Four wagons of a bauxite-loaded goods train derailed in Odisha’s Rayagada district, with no casualties reported.
- East Coast Railway confirmed that train services were not affected by the derailment.
- An accident relief train from Kantabanji arrived promptly on the site, and railway officials also assessed the situation.
- All four wagons were put back on track and the line was cleared.
- The train was headed to Vedanta Alumina siding, and the main line remained clear for train movement.
- Despite the derailment, running of train services was not affected.