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Local train derails in Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

of the Central Railway (CR) were affected Sunday evening after a of a Kalyan-CSMT local train derailed between and stations, an said.

Before the derailment, a short circuit was spotted in a ladies compartment around 7 pm when the train was approaching on the slow track, he said.

After some women commuters drew station officials' attention to sparks and flames coming out a switch board in the ladies compartment, the train was halted.

After the problem was resolved, the train resumed its journey towards the (CSMT) in south Mumbai, but one of its coaches derailed around 8.55 pm, the CR said.

As a result, locals running on the slow track were shifted to the fast track, delaying several services, he said.

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First Published: Sun, May 26 2019. 22:55 IST