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Metro railway services normal today

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Normal Metro resumed this morning after disruption throughout last evening owing to a suicide and of a of an empty rake.

A said services started from 6.45 a m as per schedule and have been maintained since then.

"The derailed of an empty rake at was lifted back to the tracks in overnight operations and trains are running since morning normally," said.

The had got derailed at 7.20 pm yesterday while it was being turned towards the opposite direction at a 'Y-siding' of here.

No one was hurt owing to the accident as the train was empty.

The turning of trains towards opposite direction at that station was necessitated owing to the death of a man on the tracks at after he allegedly jumped before an incoming train.

The death disrupted services from 6.01 pm for 35 minutes and as such were being run between Maidan and Kavi Subhas stations in the southern part of the city, when the coach got derailed in the 'Y-siding'.

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First Published: Wed, January 24 2018. 11:55 IST