Seven coaches of a local train in Mumbai from Andheri to Churchgate derailed between Vile Parle and Andheri stations on Tuesday at around 11 am. While no casualties or injuries have been reported, traffic in the western suburbs of India's financial capital was severely disrupted.
Some Coaches of VR-CCG Fast local derail between Andheri & Vile Parle at 11 hrs. No injury reported yet. Details will be updated— Western Railway (@WesternRly) September 15, 2015
"A team of engineers and rescue officials have rushed to the spot to restore the services," said Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Western Railway, Sharat Chandrayan, " and an inquiry would be conducted to ascertain the cause of the derailment."
Incidentally, three coaches of a local train were derailed near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) during rush hour on Monday evening.
Here are some photos tweeted by the passengers, bystanders and news agencies:
Suburban train derails in Mumbai, services hitSeptember 15, 2015
Suggest a correction— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) September 15, 2015