Howrah: Ispat Express has been derailed in Howrah station on Thursday morning when it was moving towards the platform from car-shed. This incident has disrupted long-distance train service soon after this.
The last bogie of Ispat express has been derailed around 6 am in the morning. The normal flow of train disrupted in 21, 22, 23 platform. The Puri-bound Dhouli Express is standing on platform for more than three hours.
Many train are standing before entering Howrah station. As consequence of the incident Jagannath Express & Sambalpur Express have been diverted to Santragachi station. The early morning incident has troubled railway authority.
Railway workers are moving the bogies fast. Approximately it will take 2:30-3 hrs to bring back normal flow of train. But no effect on local train service. It is running normally.