Freight train bogie derails

November 16, 2019

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— Dawn
— Dawn

TAXILA: The derailment of Rawalpindi bound freight train bogie near Taxila railway station on Friday suspended traffic for over three hours on Rawalpindi-Peshawar and Taxila-Havalian sections.

The Pakistan Railways sources said the incident took place at the down track some 5km from Taxila railway station.

Soon after the incident, the staff of the Engineering Wing of Pakistan Railways from Rawalpindi and Taxila restored the track after repairing and pulling the bogie.

The sources said investigation would ascertain the cause of the derailment.

As per locals, the train’s speed was very slow when the bogie derailed.

Published in Dawn, November 16th, 2019