Mumbai: A major accident saved by the Delhi-Goa Rajdhani express this morning. In fact, Hazrat Nizamuddin-Madgaon Junction Rajdhani Superfast Special (Delhi-Goa Rajdhani Express) derailed at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra at 4.15 am today. This has been informed by the Chief PRO of Konkan Railway. Giving details, he said that the front wheel of the train derailed. He also said that there were no reports of injuries in the accident. He also informed that a small boulder hit the wheel of the train from the tunnel. However, the railway track was fixed at 8.18 am after which the train left around 9.45 am.
On the other hand, a Konkan Railway spokesperson said, "Train number 02414 was on its way to Margao when it derailed in the Karbude tunnel, about 325 km from Mumbai, at around 4.15 am.'' He also said, "A large stone had fallen on the tracks, causing the train to derail.'' At the same time, the official said, "The front wheel of the locomotive of the Rajdhani Superfast train derailed in the Karbude tunnel between Ukshi and Bhoke station in Ratnagiri area of Konkan Railway.''
In fact, a Railway Maintenance Vehicle (RMV) has reached the accident site and an Accident Relief Medical Van (ARMV) with the equipment to bring the train back on track has left Ratnagiri for the accident site. "Konkan Railway officials have also reached the spot to clear the line," the official said. The front wheel of the locomotive of Rajdhani superfast train derailed in Karbude tunnel between Ukshi and Bhoke station in Ratnagiri area of Konkan Railway.''