Vasco Da Gama-Howrah Amaravati Express derailed around Dudhsagar in Goa
The accident occurred when the leading loco's front pair of wheels derailed between Dudhsagar and Caranzol in Goa
On January 18, at 8:56 a.m., the Vasco-Da-Gama Howrah Amaravati Express derailed between Dudhsagar and Caranzol in Goa, causing a tragic accident. According to reports, the accident occurred when the leading loco's front pair of wheels derailed.
On board, all passengers and crew members are safe. There have been no casualties or injuries reported. According to an official statement from the railroads, the train left Vasco-Da-Gama at 6:30 a.m. and arrived in Dudhsagar at 8:50 a.m.
The train's entire rake (set of coaches) is untouched, and it is being backed up to Dudhsagar by the Accident Relief Train (ART). Senior police are keeping a careful eye on the issue. Accident Relief Trains are available at major nominated stations, covering about 8 to 10 hours of travel time to accident sites.
The ART and Medical Equipment Van departed Castle Rock at 9:45 a.m. and arrived at 10:35 a.m., according to officials. Arvind Malkhede, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Hubballi, and a Divisional team of senior officers were dispatched to the scene by a Self-Propelled Accident Relief Train that left Hubballi at 9:50 a.m. Water and light refreshments have been provided for all passengers, according to officials.
Senior officers, led by General Manager Sanjeev Kishore, Additional General Manager P K Mishra, Principal Chief Engineer SPS Gupta, Principal Chief Safety Officer Alok Tiwari, and Principal Heads of Departments, are constantly monitoring the situation.
Food and refreshments will be provided for passengers in pantry cars on trains 12780 Goa Express and 11098 Ernakulam-Pune Express, according to officials. Commercial control, Hubballi, has established helpline numbers 0836-2363481 and 0836-2289826.