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GPD/Gummidipundi (4 PFs)
கும்மிடிப்பூண்டி     गूम्मिडिपूण्डी

Track: Double Electric-Line

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 10
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
National Highway 5, Gummidipundi
State: Tamil Nadu
Elevation: 18 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern
Division: Chennai
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Dec 12 2016 (12:56)  Train services from Chennai Beach to Velachery, Chennai Central to Gummidipoondi, Sulurpettah, and Arakkonam Junction have been suspended. (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 288397     
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Dec 12 2016 (1:00PM)
Station Tag: Arakkonam Junction/AJJ added by विश्व नाथ*^/31233

Dec 12 2016 (1:00PM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by विश्व नाथ*^/31233

Dec 12 2016 (1:00PM)
Station Tag: Chennai Central/MAS added by विश्व नाथ*^/31233

Dec 12 2016 (1:00PM)
Station Tag: Velachery/VLCY added by विश्व नाथ*^/31233

Dec 12 2016 (1:00PM)
Station Tag: Chennai Beach/MSB added by विश्व नाथ*^/31233

Dec 12 2016 (1:00PM)
Train Tag: Navjeevan SF Express/12656 added by विश्व नाथ*^/31233

Dec 12 2016 (1:00PM)
Train Tag: Navjeevan SF Express/12655 added by विश्व नाथ*^/31233

Posted by: विश्व नाथ*^  3552 news posts
With the cyclonic storm Vardah now being declared as a very severe storm, suburban train services in Chennai on Monday have been suspended for all lines.Train services from Chennai Beach to Velachery, Chennai Central to Gummidipoondi and Sulurpettah, and Chennai Central to Arakkonam Junction have been temporarily suspended until further notice.Trains on the Chennai Beach-Tambaram-Chengalpattu line have also been suspended.The Navajeevan Express from Chennai to Ahmedabad, and the weekly Superfast Express to Puri have been diverted through Gudur, Renigunta and Arakkonam.
Sep 16 2016 (21:32)  EMU service cancelled on Sept 17, 18 (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com)
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Sep 16 2016 (9:32PM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by Karthik Iyer ^~/248735

Sep 16 2016 (9:32PM)
Station Tag: Tiruttani/TRT added by Karthik Iyer ^~/248735

Sep 16 2016 (9:32PM)
Station Tag: Arakkonam Junction/AJJ added by Karthik Iyer ^~/248735

Sep 16 2016 (9:32PM)
Station Tag: Arakkonam North/AJJN added by Karthik Iyer ^~/248735

Sep 16 2016 (9:32PM)
Station Tag: Tiruvallur/TRL added by Karthik Iyer ^~/248735

Sep 16 2016 (9:32PM)
Station Tag: Avadi/AVD added by Karthik Iyer ^~/248735

Sep 16 2016 (9:32PM)
Station Tag: Chennai Moore Market Complex/MMCC added by Karthik Iyer ^~/248735

Posted by: Karthik Iyer^~  598 news posts
To facilitate engineering works for commissioning the fifth and sixth railway lines between Chennai Central ­ Basin Bridge junction, on Sept 17,18 Moore Market railway station will remain closed. No EMU service will runbetween MMC ­ Avadi, Tiruvallur, Arakkonam, Tiruttani, Gummidipundi, Sulurpeta. However, alternative EMU services will be operational.
Dec 03 2015 (09:52)  The following suburban services will not be operated today in the following sections untill further advice (scrrailnews.blogspot.in)
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News Entry# 249771     
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Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Avadi/AVD added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Sullurupeta/SPE added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Tiruttani/TRT added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Arakkonam Junction/AJJ added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Tiruvallur/TRL added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Chennai Central/MAS added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Tambaram/TBM added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Station Tag: Chennai Egmore/MS added by MEMU/310906

Dec 03 2015 (9:52AM)
Train Tag: Chennai Moore Market-Gummudipundi EMU/42001 added by MEMU/310906

Posted by: MEMU  115 news posts
1.Chennai Beach-Tambaram-Chingleput-Tirumalpur
2.Chennai Central-Tiruvallur-Avadi-Arakkonam-Tiruttani
3.Chennai Central-Gummidipoondi-Sulurpet
4.Chennai Beach-Gummidipoondi-Sulurpet
However, minimum service will be poerated in the following routes
1.Gummidipoondi-Ennore
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2.Chennai Beach-Avadi-Tiruvallur-Arakkonam & Tiruttani
3.MRTS service between Velachery-Thirumayilai- Chennai Beach.
Jun 09 2014 (18:27)  Ennore-Gummidipundi CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES DUE TO LINE BLOCK (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Temporary StopsSR/Southern  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 179582     
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Jun 09 2014 (6:27PM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Jun 09 2014 (6:27PM)
Station Tag: Ennore/ENR added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Jun 09 2014 (6:27PM)
Train Tag: Sullurupeta Chennai Central EMU/42414 added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Jun 09 2014 (6:27PM)
Train Tag: Sullurpeta-Chennai Central EMU/42412 added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Jun 09 2014 (6:27PM)
Train Tag: Gummidipundi-Chennai Central EMU/42026 added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Jun 09 2014 (6:27PM)
Train Tag: Chennai Central-Gummidipundi EMU/42017 added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Posted by: sGs*^~  111 news posts
CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES DUE TO LINE BLOCK
Due to line block in connection with maintenance works between Ennore - Gummidipundi, the following changes have been made in train services on Tuesdays and Fridays for 30 days from 10.06.2014.
1. Partial cancellation of suburban trains between Ennore – Gummidipundi:
a)Train No.42017 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 11.35 hrs.
b)Train
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No.42026 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 13.35 hrs.
2. Train No.42412 Sullurupetta – MMC EMU local scheduled to leave Sullurupetta at 13.30 hrs. will leave late by 30 minutes.
3. Train No.42414 Sullurupetta – MMC EMU local scheduled to leave Sulluruupetta at 15.15 hrs. will leave late by 30 minutes.
(D. LAKSHMANAN)
Chief Public Relations Officer
Feb 19 2014 (18:50)  CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES - LINE BLOCK (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Temporary StopsSR/Southern  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 168870     
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Feb 19 2014 (6:50PM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Feb 19 2014 (6:50PM)
Station Tag: Ennore/ENR added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Feb 19 2014 (6:50PM)
Station Tag: Sullurupeta/SPE added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Feb 19 2014 (6:50PM)
Train Tag: Sullurpeta-Chennai Central EMU/42412 added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Feb 19 2014 (6:50PM)
Train Tag: Gummidipundi-Chennai Central EMU/42026 added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Feb 19 2014 (6:50PM)
Train Tag: Chennai Central-Gummidipundi EMU/42017 added by ✫✫✫kodai king Maker✫✫✫**/41440

Posted by: sGs*^~  111 news posts
242/2013-2014 19-02-2014
CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES DUE TO LINE BLOCK
Due to line block to facilitate maintenance works between Ennore – Gummidipundi in Chennai Central – Gudur section, the following changes have been made in train services on Tuesdays and Fridays from 21.02.2014 to 06.06.2014.

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following trains will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi:

1. Train No.42017 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 11.35 hrs.
2. Train No.42026 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 13.25 hrs.


II. Train No.42412 Sulurpeta - MMC EMU local scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 13.30 hrs. will leave late by 30 minutes.

(M. Boopathy)
Sr.PRO
Nov 15 2013 (05:16)  Abandoned bag in train creates panic (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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Commentary/Human InterestSR/Southern  -  

News Entry# 156640     
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Nov 15 2013 (7:36AM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by moderator**/12

Nov 15 2013 (7:36AM)
Station Tag: Chennai Central/MAS added by moderator**/12

Nov 15 2013 (7:36AM)
Train Tag: Madurai Dehradun Express/12687 added by moderator**/12

Posted by: rdb*^  127151 news posts
CHENNAI: An abandoned suitcase in an unreserved compartment of the Chennai-Dehradun Express created a flutter among passengers after it left Chennai Central at 12.30pm on Thursday. A check later revealed that the suitcase contained clothes.
Some passengers saw the suitcase near a seat in the unreserved compartment and asked around. When no one claimed ownership, the passengers informed the travelling ticket examiner who alerted the Gummidipoondi station master.
Police and bomb detection and disposal squad (BDDS) experts removed the suitcase from the compartment at Gummidipoondi and the train continued its journey.
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The BDDS sleuths opened the suitcase and found clothes.
Police said a passenger might have inadvertently left the suitcase behind. Officials at Gummidipoondi station have informed their counterparts at Chennai Central.
Nov 10 2013 (00:46)  LINE BLOCK / POWER BLOCK,, mas -gdr-gummipundi (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Major Accidents/DisruptionsSR/Southern  -  IR Press Release  

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Nov 10 2013 (2:32AM)
Station Tag: Chennai Central/MAS added by moderator**/12

Nov 10 2013 (2:31AM)
Station Tag: Gudur Junction/GDR added by moderator**/12

Nov 10 2013 (2:31AM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by moderator**/12

Nov 10 2013 (2:31AM)
Station Tag: Attipattu/AIP added by moderator**/12

Posted by: Boxer Bhai  217 news posts
Due to line block / power block to facilitate commissioning of a yard with new panel at Attipattu, the following changes have been made in train services.

ON 10.11.2013, SUNDAY

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The following trains will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi:

1. Train No.42013 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 09.22 hrs.
2. Train No.42015 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 10.25 hrs.
3. Train No.42017 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 11.35 hrs.
4. Train No.42019 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 12.10 hrs.

1. Train No.42018 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 09.30 hrs.
2. Train No.42020 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 10.50 hrs.
3. Train No.42022 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 11.20 hrs.
4. Train No.42024 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 13.00 hrs.

II. The following trains will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Sulurpeta:

1. Train No.42411 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU local leaving MMC at 09.55 hrs.
2. Train No.42413 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU local leaving MMC at 12.40 hrs.

1. Train No.42406 Sulurpeta - MMC EMU local leaving Sulurpeta at 09.45 hrs.
2. Train No.42408 Sulurpeta - MMC EMU local leaving Sulurpeta at 11.10 hrs.

Train No.57240 Bitragunta – Chennai Central and Train No. 57239 Chennai Central – Gudur passenger trains will be partially cancelled between Gummidipundi – Chennai Central.

Ÿ Train No.66026 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 12.00 hrs. will
be regulated for 30 minutes at Gummidipundi.

Ÿ Train No.12711 Vijayawada – Chennai Central Pinakini express and Train No.12296
Patna – Bangalore Sanghamitra express will be regulated for 50 minutes.

Ÿ Train No.12712 Chennai Central – Vijayawada Pinakini express scheduled to leave
Chennai Central at 14.05 hrs. will leave late by 40 minutes.


ON 11.11.2013, MONDAY

I. The following trains will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi:

1. Train No.42601 Chennai Beach - Gummidipundi EMU leaving Chennai Beach at 09.35 hrs.
2. Train No.42015 MMC - Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 10.25 hrs.
3. Train No.42017 MMC - Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 11.35 hrs.
4. Train No.42019 MMC - Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 12.10 hrs.
5. Train No.42021 MMC - Gummidipundi EMU local leaving MMC at 13.15 hrs.

1. Train No.42020 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 10.50 hrs.
2. Train No.42022 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 11.20 hrs.
3. Train No.42024 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 13.00 hrs.
4. Train No.42026 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU local leaving Gummidipundi at 13.35 hrs.


II. The following trains will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Sulurpeta:

1. Train No.42411 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU local leaving MMC at 09.55 hrs.
2. Train No.42413 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU local leaving MMC at 12.40 hrs.

1. Train No.42406 Sulurpeta - MMC EMU local leaving Sulurpeta at 09.45 hrs.
2. Train No.42408 Sulurpeta - MMC EMU local leaving Sulurpeta at 11.10 hrs.

Train No.57240 Bitragunta – Chennai Central and Train No. 57239 Chennai Central – Gudur passenger trains will be partially cancelled between Gummidipundi – Chennai Central.

Ÿ Train No.66026 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 12.00 hrs. will
leave late by 60 minutes.

Ÿ Train No.66027 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 13.40 hrs. will be
regulated for 30 minutes at Tiruvottiyur.
(M. Boopathy)
Sr.PRO
Oct 27 2013 (10:38)  Trains unable to keep track (www.deccanchronicle.com)
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News Entry# 154160     
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Oct 27 2013 (10:54AM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by moderator**/12

Oct 27 2013 (10:54AM)
Station Tag: Ponneri/PON added by moderator**/12

Posted by: rdb*^  127151 news posts
Chennai: Thursday’s rail roko by commuters at Ponneri st­a­t­ion could have been av­o­ided if only officials of the Southern Railway (SR) had not halved the loop line speed to 15 km. Trains running from Chennai to Gummid­ipo­o­n­di and vice versa will c­o­n­tinue to get delayed, rail­way sources in the kn­ow of things told DC, attr­ibuting the delay to red­u­c­­tion in the loop line speed on the route and po­or track infrastr­u­c­ture bet­ween Kor­u­k­­k­upet and Chennai Cen­t­ral via Bas-in Bridge.Both the main fast line and EMU line bet­ween Korukkupet, Ba­sin Bri­d­ge and Chennai Ce­ntral are only capable of wit­hs­ta­­nding limited bu­rd­ens and loco pilots of both EMUs and exp­r­e­ss/mails were strictly in­str­­­ucted to keep the speed at 15km, said a senior loco pilot.Recently, officials have instructed loco pilots to reduce the loop line speed to 15 kmph on the Che­n­n­ai-Gummidipoondi and C­­h­e­nnai-Arakkonam routes for operational re­a­s­ons known only to th­em, sources revealed.Th­ey als­o conceded...
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that tra­i­ns unusually take more time owing to operation of EM­Us at low speed on long lo­op lines. Ponneri, Ennore a­nd Gumm­id­ip­oo­ndi in particular, have long loop lines and when the trains are operated at 15 kmph there, it increases the punctuality pressure on loco pilots who struggle to meet the sa­me. A journey from Pon­neri to Chennai Central th­at would normally require an hour and a quarter sometimes takes up to two hours ow­i­ng to loop line speed reduction. and the bottleneck near Basin Bridge.
Oct 10 2013 (18:42)  ADDITIONAL SPECIAL TRAINS FOR PUJA FESTIVAL, CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES IN CHENNAI CENTRAL – GUMMIDIPUNDI SECTION (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Oct 10 2013 (10:42PM)
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Oct 10 2013 (10:41PM)
Station Tag: Chennai Central/MAS added by moderator**/12

Oct 10 2013 (10:14PM)
Train Tag: Kochuveli – Santragachi Superfast Puja Special/06318 added by moderator**/12

Oct 10 2013 (10:14PM)
Train Tag: Tirunelveli Jammu Tawi Express/06317 added by moderator**/12

Posted by: Jayashree ❖ Amita*^  35859 news posts
10-10-2013
CHENNAI
ADDITIONAL SPECIAL TRAINS FOR PUJA FESTIVAL, CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES IN CHENNAI CENTRAL – GUMMIDIPUNDI SECTION
ADDITIONAL SPECIAL TRAINS FOR PUJA FESTIVAL

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Southern Railway will run the following special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers.
T.No.06318 Kochuveli – Santragachi Superfast Special will leave Kochuveli at 08.45 hrs. o­n 12.10.2013, leave Chennai Central at 01.50 hrs. o­n 13.10.2013 and arrive Santragachi at 07.10 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013.
T.No.06317 Santragachi – Kochuveli Superfast Special will leave Santragachi at 19.00 hrs. o­n 15.10.2013, leave Chennai Central at 23.30 hrs. o­n 16.10.2013 and arrive Kochuveli at 16.45 hrs. o­n 17.10.2013.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 3 AC 3-tier, 2 Second Class Sleeper, 1 Second Class Chair Car, 14 General Second Class and 2 Luggage-cum-brake van coaches. The trains will stop at Kollam, Kayankulam, Mavelikara, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Chennai Central, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Visakapatnam, Vizianagaram, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur.

Advance reservation for Train No.06318 will commence o­n 11.10.2013.

CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES
IN CHENNAI CENTRAL – GUMMIDIPUNDI SECTION

Due to line block/power block to facilitate engineering works in Chennai Central – Gummidipundi section, the following changes will be made in the pattern of train services o­n Tuesdays & Saturdays from 12th October to 30th November, 2013.
The following trains will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi.
1) Train No. 42017 MMC - Gummidipundi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 11.35 hrs.
2) Train No. 42026 Gummidipundi - MMC EMU scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 13.35 hrs.
Sep 11 2013 (18:30)  Commuters hit as EMU coaches derail - The New Indian Express (newindianexpress.com)
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News Entry# 148218     
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Oct 11 2013 (12:53PM)
Station Tag: Gummidipundi/GPD added by ksgopal**/36225

Posted by: Gopal*^~  3458 news posts
Two empty coaches of an Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) train derailed at Gummidipoondi railway station near here on Tuesday morning, causing massive cancellation of suburban trains on the Chennai-Gudur section.
Passengers commuting from Arambakkam, Kavarapettai and Gummidipoondi in Tiruvallur district and Tada and Sulurpet in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh faced untold miseries to reach Chennai due to the unexpected cancellation of EMU services, sources claimed.
The derailment happened when an EMU train, which was stabled on a non-platform lane, was moving towards the platform lane at 4.10 AM in Gummidipoondi.
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to a Southern Railway spokesperson, 16 EMU services were cancelled between Chennai and Gummipoondi between 4 AM and 10 AM, while three express trains from Hyderabad, Kakinada and Guwahati were delayed for 60 to 90 minutes, following the derailment.  Asked about reason for the derailment, the official said it was yet to be ascertained.
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