3 coaches of Mumbai-Howrah Mail derail near Igatpuri


As many as three coaches of Mumbai-Howrah Mail got  derailed near Igatpuri .Centraly Mumbai Division on getting the news about derailment of 3 coaches, rushed the staff immediately for restoration work which was done on war footing.

All the trains diverted (trains leaving from 05.20 hrs on 10 June will now be running on its normal path since path restored.

Arrangements, Central Railway spokesman said, have also been made to attach three sleeper class coaches at Manmad and 3 general second class coaches at Bhusaval.  The affected train (front portion and rear portion) was attached at Nasik Road and the train left Nasik Road at 09.15 hrs for its onward journey.


Vishal Agarwal, Additional General Manager, along with Divisional Railway Manager, Mumbai Division, Central Railway and other officials supervised the restoration operation.  The passengers of the affected coaches were adjusted in other coaches.


Chronology of the incidents –

  • At 03.50 hrs front portion of the train i.e. engine and 8 coaches left the site for Igatpuri.
  • At 5.35 hrs front portion of the train left Igatpuri.
  • At 5.45 hrs S-13 coach rerailed.
  • At 06.10 hrs Dn line restored for traffic.
  • At 06.35 hrs S-12 coach rerailed.
  • At 07.05 hrs rear portion of the train (10 coaches) left site for Igatpuri.
  • At 07.15 hrs rear portion of the train arrived Igatpuri.


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