Another mishap: Train engine derails at Chennai railway station

However, no one was injured in the incident.

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Another mishap: Train engine derails at Chennai railway station
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A rail engine proceeding to the yard derailed at the Egmore railway station on Monday but none was injured, Southern Railway officials said.

The incident happened on Platform no. 1 when the engine proceeding to the yard derailed, they said.

However, no one was injured in the incident nor was there any disruption in rail traffic, officials said, adding that restoration work was on. 

Recent train mishaps have raised serious questions about the safety of those traveling by trains. 

Utkal Express train accident

On 19 August, the Utkal Express had derailed in Muzaffarnagar district, killing 22 people and injuring  more than156. 

Kaifiyat Express derails
About 100 passengers were wounded when 10 coaches of Kaifiyat Express train derailed after crashing into a dumper 
which strayed on to the tracks in Auraiya district on 23 August.

Goods train derails near Khandala
Rail traffic on the Pune-Mumbai line was badly affected after six wagons of a goods train derailed near the Khandala ghat section on September 8. 

Kashi Vishwanath Express mishap

The Kashi Vishwanath Express derailed at the New Delhi railway station in the evening on September 9. There were no injuries or casualties, however, as the train was empty and moving to the washing line for maintenance at the time of the incident.

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