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West Bengal Train Accident: Goods trains collide in Bankura, several bogies derailed

Two goods trains collided with each other in Bankura, West Bengal in the wee hours of Sunday. The accident resulted in the derailment of several bogies. The likely cause of the accident was that the driver of the moving goods train overshot the home signal at Onda, which was red, a senior official said.
Last Updated 25 June 2023, 06:44 IST
A goods train with another stationary freight train at Onda in Bankura district of West Bengal on June 25. Credit: PTI Photo
A goods train with another stationary freight train at Onda in Bankura district of West Bengal on June 25. Credit: PTI Photo
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No one was injured in the accident, a senior South Eastern Railway official said. Credit: PTI Photo
No one was injured in the accident, a senior South Eastern Railway official said. Credit: PTI Photo
The rail operation on the Kharagpur-Bankura-Adra line has been halted due to this accident. Credit: PTI Photo
The rail operation on the Kharagpur-Bankura-Adra line has been halted due to this accident. Credit: PTI Photo
The reason for the accident and how both trains collided will be clear only after an investigation, said Safety Officer Dibakar Majhi. Credit: PTI Photo
The reason for the accident and how both trains collided will be clear only after an investigation, said Safety Officer Dibakar Majhi. Credit: PTI Photo
Several boggies derailed after two goods trains collided with each other near West Bengal's Bankura. Credit: PTI Photo
Several boggies derailed after two goods trains collided with each other near West Bengal's Bankura. Credit: PTI Photo
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(Published 25 June 2023, 05:01 IST)

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