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Durai Samy Gouder St, Dharmapuri
State: Tamil Nadu

Elevation: 466 m above sea level
Zone: SWR/South Western   Division: KSR Bengaluru (Bangalore)

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Nov 20 (21:55) Kannur-Bengaluru Express: Seven coaches of Bengaluru-bound train derail in TN, no casualty reported (economictimes.indiatimes.com)
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"On date (Nov 12), at about 3:50 AM, due to sudden falling of boulders on the running train, coaches of Train No 07390 Kannur-Bengaluru Express derailed between Toppuru - Sivadi of (Bengaluru-Salem Section), Bengaluru Division," an official release said.
Nov 12 (13:44) Seven coaches of Kannur-Bengaluru express train derail in TN, no casualty reported (www.onmanorama.com)
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News Entry# 469750  Blog Entry# 5120181   
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Nov 12 2021 (13:44)
Station Tag: Hosur/HSRA added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (13:44)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (13:44)
Station Tag: Banaswadi/BAND added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (13:44)
Station Tag: Kannur (Cannanore)/CAN added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (13:44)
Station Tag: Muttampatti/MPC added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (13:44)
Station Tag: Dharmapuri/DPJ added by MCPNBR/261443
Bengaluru/Dharmapuri: Seven coaches of a Bengaluru-bound train derailed near Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu on Friday after boulders fell on it. All the 2,000-odd passengers are safe and nobody was injured in the incident, the Southern Railway informed.
The Kannur-Bengaluru Express had left from the former, in Kerala, at 6.05 PM on Thursday. "On date (Nov 12), at about 3:50 AM, due to sudden falling of boulders on the running train, coaches of Train No 07390 Kannur-Bengaluru Express derailed between Toppuru - Sivadi of (Bengaluru Salem Section), Bengaluru Division," an official release here said."All 2,348 Passengers on board are safe. No casualty/injury reported," it added.
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Railways has opened Help Desk at Hosur 04344-222603, Bengaluru 080-22156554 and Dharmapuri 04342-232111.


A team of officials including Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Bengaluru, Shyam Singh, along with a doctor, rushed to the spot immediately with Accident Relief Train (ART) and Medical Equipment Van.
The Chief Public Relations Officer of South Western Railway Aneesh Hegde, who had initially said five coaches have derailed, later clarified that there were seven coaches and not five.He also said that a team led by DRM Salem has also proceeded to the spot along with ART from Erode.
The unaffected rear portion of six coaches, along with passengers, was cleared towards Toppuru and further to Salem. The restoration work is in progress. Boulders were being removed with earthmoving equipment, the official said.
"This will be halted at Toppuru. Fifteen buses are being arranged at Toppuru for the convenience of passengers. Five buses are being arranged at the spot of the accident," he said, adding, water and light refreshment have been arranged at spot.
Senior officials are monitoring the situation closely, Hegde said. Buses have been arranged for transporting passengers to Bengaluru, the officials said, adding tea and snacks were provided to them.
Following the derailment, Bengaluru-Ernakulam Superfast Express, Nagarkoil-Bengaluru Festival Special and Salem-Yesvantpur Express Special trains have been diverted.
Nov 12 (12:45) 5 coaches of Kannur-Bengaluru Express derail, all passengers safe (www.deccanherald.com)
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News Entry# 469747  Blog Entry# 5120122   
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Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: Baiyyappanahalli/BYPL added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335

Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: Dharmapuri/DPJ added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335

Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: Salem Junction/SA added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335

Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335

Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: Kannur (Cannanore)/CAN added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335

Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: Hosur/HSRA added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335

Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: Sivadi/SZV added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335

Nov 12 2021 (12:45)
Station Tag: Toppur/TPP added by Bjp Majn Exp and Bidr Vsg Exp/48335
Small boulders from a nearby hill fell and got entangled between the track and the train's wheels
A major disaster was averted on Friday as no casualties or injuries were reported after five coaches of Kannur-Bengaluru Express derailed between Toppuru and Sivadi of the Bengaluru Division following a rockslide.
All 2,348 passengers on board are safe, the South Western Railway officials said. "A doctor checked all the passengers. Fortunately, even minor injuries were not reported," SWR Chief Public Relations officer Aneesh Hegde said.
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train had left Kannur at 6.05 pm on Thursday and the incident occurred at around 3.30 am on Friday when small boulders from a nearby hill fell and got entangled between the track and the train's wheels. As a result,  B1, B2 ( 3rd AC), S6, S7, S8, S9, S10 ( Sleeper) coaches of Kannur-Bengaluru Express (07390) was derailed between Toppur and Sivadi in the Bengaluru-Dharmapuri section.
"The said stretch has a slope gradient, which led to more than one coach leaving the track," officials said.
The incident led to the delay of three trains. The KSR Bengaluru-Ernakulam Superfast Special,  Nagercoil Jn-KSR Bengaluru (07236) and Salem-Yesvantpur Express (07316) were diverted or regulated, causing a delay of up to three hours. 
Bengaluru Divisional Railway Manager Shyam Singh with a team of senior officers and a doctor rushed to the spot with Accident Relief Train (ART) and Medical Equipment Van at 4.45 am. DRM Salem with the team has also proceeded to the spot along with ART from Erode at 5.30 am. 
The unaffected rear portion of six coaches, along with passengers, was cleared towards Toppuru and further to Salem. About 15 buses were arranged at Toppuru for the convenience of passengers and five buses are being arranged at the spot of the accident. 
The Railways has opened the Help Desk at Hosur 04344-222603, Bengaluru 080-22156554 and Dharmapuri 04342-232111. Senior Officers are monitoring the situation closely, the release added.
Nov 12 (10:52) കണ്ണൂർ-യശ്വന്ത്പുർ എക്സ്പ്രസ് പാളം തെറ്റി; അപകടം തമിഴ്നാട്ടിൽ (www.mathrubhumi.com)
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News Entry# 469738  Blog Entry# 5119992   
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Nov 12 2021 (10:52)
Station Tag: Muttampatti/MPC added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (10:52)
Station Tag: Dharmapuri/DPJ added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (10:52)
Station Tag: Kannur (Cannanore)/CAN added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (10:52)
Train Tag: Kannur - Yesvantpur Express/16528 added by MCPNBR/261443

Nov 12 2021 (10:52)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Kannur Special/07389 added by MCPNBR/261443
ചെന്നൈ: കണ്ണൂർ - യശ്വന്ത്പുർ എക്സ്പ്രസ് പാളം തെറ്റി. രണ്ട് ബോഗികളാണ് പാളം തെറ്റിയത്. തമിഴ്നാട്ടിലെ മുട്ടാൻ പെട്ടി റെയിൽവേ സ്റ്റേഷന് സമീപത്ത് വെച്ചാണ് പാളം തെറ്റിയത്. സംഭവത്തിൽ ആർക്കും പരിക്കില്ലെന്നാണ് വിവരം. കനത്ത മഴയെ തുടര്‍ന്ന് ട്രെയിനിന് മുകളിലേക്ക് പാറക്കെട്ട്  ഇടിഞ്ഞുവീഴുകയായിരുന്നു എന്നാണ് വിവരം. 
ഇന്ന് പുലർച്ചെ 3.30ഓടെയായിരുന്നു സംഭവം. വ്യാഴാഴ്ച വൈകിട്ട് കണ്ണൂരിൽ നിന്ന് പുറപ്പെട്ട് ഇന്ന് രാവിലെ 7.30ഓടെ ബംഗളൂരുവിൽ എത്തേണ്ട ട്രെയിൻ ധർമ്മപുരി ജില്ലയിൽ വെച്ചായിരുന്നു പാളം തെറ്റിയത്. 
എഞ്ചിനും തൊട്ടടുത്തുള്ള ബോഗിയുമാണ് പാളം തെറ്റിയത്. ആർക്കും പരിക്കില്ലാത്തതിനാൽ തന്നെ ബംഗളൂരുവിലേക്ക് പോകേണ്ട യാത്രക്കാർ മറ്റു വാഹനങ്ങളിൽ യാത്ര തുടർന്നുവെന്നാണ് റെയിൽവെ അധികൃതർ നൽകുന്ന വിവരം. ഇപ്പോൾ ബംഗളൂരു ഡിആർഎമ്മും സേലം ഡിആർഎമ്മും സ്ഥലത്തെത്തി പരിശോധന നടത്തിക്കൊണ്ടിരിക്കുകയാണ്.
Nov 12 (10:32) Kannur- Yeshwantpur Express derails after boulders fall on it near Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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News Entry# 469736  Blog Entry# 5119976   
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Nov 12 2021 (10:32)
Station Tag: Dharmapuri/DPJ added by Rail Fanning/718429

Nov 12 2021 (10:32)
Train Tag: Kannur - Yesvantpur Special/07390 added by Rail Fanning/718429
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Around 2,350 passengers onboard 07390 Kannur- Yeshwantpur Express train had a narrow escape after boulders fell on it on a ghat section in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu in the early hours of Friday.
Seven coaches -- B1, B2 (3rd AC), S6, S7, S8, S9, S10 (sleeper) -- derailed between Thoppur and Sivadi (ghat section) around 3.50am on Friday.
“Due to sudden falling of boulders on the running train, seven coaches derailed between Sivadi and Muttampatti in Omalur - Bengaluru section in Bengaluru division" said SWR chief public relations officer Aneesh Hegde
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were 2,348 passengers onboard the train which left Kannur at 6.05pm on Thursday. No casualties or injuries were reported.Bengaluru Divisional Railway Manager Shyam Singh along with senior officials rushed to the spot Immediately with Accident Relief Train (ART) and medical equipment van at 4.45am. DRM Salem with the team have also proceeded to the spot along with ART from Erode at 5.30am.
The Bengaluru DRM told reporters all passenger were safe. “No casualty or injury reported,” he said, adding that the medical team had rushed to the spot to examine the passengers.
“We have moved the train towards Salem and further to Bengaluru via Tirupattur route by a special train,” the Bangalore DRM said. “The front portion of three coaches were being moved to Dharmapuri,” the DRM added.
“The unaffected rear portion of six coaches and SLR (Seating cum Luggage Rake) along with passengers continued the journey towards Thoppur and further to Salem. This will be halted at Toppur. Fifteen buses were arranged at Thoppur for those who want to go to Bengaluru by bus. Those who want to go back to Salem travelled in the same train" said Hegde.
Hegde said water and light refreshment were arranged at spot for stranded passengers. A help desk also opened at Hosur (04344-222603), Bengaluru (080-22156554) and Dharmapuri (04342-232111).
Track restoration was in progress. Boulders were being removed with earthmoving equipmentTrains affected
SWR officials said three trains diverted due to the derailment.
Train no. 02677 KSR Bengaluru - Ernakulam Superfast special departed is diverted to run via Baiyyappanahali, Bangarapet and Tirupattur.
Train no. 07236 Nagercoil Jn- KSR Bengaluru Festival Special schedule is diverted to run via Salem, Tirupathur, Bangarapet and KSR Bengaluru.
Train no. 07316 Salem - Yesvantpur Express Special which was scheduled to leave at 5:30am will be regulated at Salem and rescheduled by three hours.
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