Ramakanta Biswas

Passengers on board Visakhapatnam-Kirandul train (08551) had a providential escape after one coach of the train derailed on Tuesday. 

As per railway sources, one wheel set of a general second class coach (6th from rear of the train) of 08551 Visakhapatnam-Kirandul train derailed at the approach of Sivalingapuram station in Kottavalasa -Araku section. 

Anup Kumar Satpathy, the divisional railway manager (DRM) of Waltair division of the East Coast Railway (ECoR), along with a team of officers immediately rushed to site in Accident Relief Medical Train to monitor the restoration works after detachment of the derailed coach.

All other trains with all the passenaers departed to their respective destinations.