BHUBANESWAR:On Monday five wagons of goods train carrying limestone derailed near Mendhapali in Bergarh district of odisha.
According to officials,the incident occurred on private narrow gauge rail line between Dungri limestone Mines and cement plants of ACC Bergarh.
According to East coast railway officials ” This is completely a Narrow gauge siding of a private cement company.All the infrastructure including rolling stock,engine, wagons,train track (Narrow gauge)are being mainted by the company only.there is no role of the railway in this matter
The incident took place three days after the triple- train accident in odisha, Balasore that claimed atleast 288 lives and injured over 1000 in the state.
the three way accident involved the Bengaluru – Howrah superfast express,the coromondol Express and a goods train on separate tracks at Bahanaga Bazar station in Balasore district.