Nine wagons of a goods train today derailed between Maligura and Jarati stations in Odisha affecting train services on the Koraput-Jeypore railway section under Waltier Division of East Coast Railway.
The goods train derailed on its way to Visakhapatnam from Bathili in Chhattisgarh this morning, a railway official said, adding that no loss of life or injury to anyone has been reported in the accident.
Following the accident, six passenger trains were cancelled while Samaleshwari Express was short-terminated at Jeypore station and will return to Jagadalpur today.
Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand Express will originate from Koraput instead of Jagadalpue.
Visakhapatanam-Kiranul passanger left Visakhapatanam today and will be short terminated at Koraput and return to Vishakhapatanam as Kirandul-Vishakhapatanam passenger from Koraput.
Kirandul-Visakhapatanam passenger will be short terminated at Jagdalpur and return to Kirandul from Jagdalpur.
The service of Vishakhapatanam-Kirandul-Vishakhapatanam will remain cancelled today between Koraput and Jagadalpur from both the directions.
Jagadalpur-Durg Express scheduled to leave jagadalpur today will also remain cancelled while Durg-Jagadalpur Express scheduled to leave Durg on October 23 will also remain cancelled for cancellation of connecting train, an ECoR statement said.