3 coaches of Puducherry express derails in Mumbai, no casualties

Mumbai: Three coaches of the Dadar-Puducherry Express derailed at Matunga station in Mumbai on Saturday night after the engine of the CSMT-Gadag Express, going in the same direction, collided with each other.

The official also said that no injuries were reported due to the incident.

There has been a minor collision between Chalukya Express and Mumbai CSMT Gadag Express, near Matunga Railway Station. Suburban trains are running,” said Railway CP.

The Dadar-Puducherry Chalukya Express was entering on DOWN fast line from platform 7 of the Dadar Terminus in central Mumbai when the CSMT-Gadag Express, which departed around 9.30 p.m., dashed it sideways on a crossing, the official said.

A video of the incident which went viral on social media showed that the coaches of the two express trains brushed against each other before the derailment. Some passengers can also be heard alerting each other while this happened.

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