Chennai-Mangalore Mail derailed near Shoranur

Two coaches of Chennai-Mangalore Superfast Mail (12601) derailed near Shoranur Railway station on Tuesday morning. The train was entering the station when it derailed.  

The incident happened at 6.40 a.m. No one was injured in the accident.   The train was detailed near the yard, where trains enter the station from the Palakkad side.

Two coaches adjacent to the engine, the parcel van and the first coach, were derailed. The electric posts near the railway line were damaged.

One parcel van next to the Locomotive and one coach attached to it came off the rails as the train was entering Road 7 of Shoranur Yard from Palakkad side at around 6.30 am.

The rail traffic on Shoranur-Thrissur route, which was disrupted for more than three hours, has been partially resumed.   

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