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Train services on Kolkata-Chennai route disputed as goods train damages FOB in Odisha

Train services have been disputed on a section of the Kolkata-Chennai route as a goods train hit an iron angle hanging from a foot overbridge (FOB) and damaged the structure partially in Odisha's Balasore district, a Railway official said on Tuesday.

PTI Edited by: PTI New Delhi Published on: October 06, 2020 13:52 IST
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Train services on Kolkata-Chennai route disputed

Train services have been disputed on a section of the Kolkata-Chennai route as a goods train hit an iron angle hanging from a foot overbridge (FOB) and damaged the structure partially in Odisha's Balasore district, a Railway official said on Tuesday.

The accident took place on Monday night when a Haldia-bound coal-laden train from Dhamara was passing through Soro railway station under the jurisdiction of the South Eastern Railway (SER) zone, he said.

The track has been shut for safety reasons as repairing is underway, the official said.

Train services will resume soon, he said, adding the accident is being probed. 

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