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Kalka-Shimla train derails, passengers safe

ANI | Updated: Sep 23, 2021 12:37 IST


Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 23 (ANI): A passenger train from Kalka to Shimla derailed near Barog railway station on Thursday morning, informed railway officials.

"The train derailed at Barog railway station at 7.45 am due to heavy rain and landslides in the area and as some stones slid down to the track," said Amar Singh Thakur, Chief Commercial Inspector, Kalka-Shimla Railway.

The official further said that there were nine passengers on the train and all of them are safe. 

"On the direction of Divisional Railway Authorities, we hired vehicles and transported them safely to their destination to Shimla by road," Thakur added.  (ANI)

 

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