Goods train derails in Uttar Pradesh

July 20th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Rail traffic was disrupted on the Lucknow-Varanasi route Wednesday after 10 wagons of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, an official said. No casualty was reported.

The accident happened between Fursatganj and Jais station in Rae Bareli district, 80 km from here, Divisional Railway Manager (Lucknow Division) J.S. Sondhi told IANS.

“It will take over 10 hours to resume services,” he said. “Several trains will be diverted through Faizabad and Sultanpur.”

The goods train, carrying coal, was coming to Lucknow from Jharkhand.

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