Mumbai: The Vidarbha Express on Thursday collided with a local train in Kasara near Mumbai, killing three and injuring at least 31 people. The Vidarbha Express, which was going towards Nagpur, collided with a local train that was already derailed.
According to reports, while a total of four bogies of the Vidarbha Express got derailed in the accident, S-9 and S-10 bogies of the train got severely damaged.
The incident occurred between Kasara and Umbarmali stations. The stations fall between Thane and Nagpur districts of Maharashtra.
A statement from the Central Railway late on Thursday night said that the mishap took place between Kasara and Umbermali on Kalyan Igatpuri section of Mumbai division.
"Four coaches of Kasara-CST (Mumbai) local derailed between Kasara-Umbermali on Kalyan-Igatpuri section of Mumbai Division at 21.30 hrs.
"12105 Mumbai-Gondia Vidarbha Express, which was going towards Kasara, hit the derailed coaches on the down line resulting in derailment of the engine of Vidarbha Express," said the statement.
Helpline Number 022-22694040 (Mumbai), 10720 (Nagpur) has been provided for those seeking the information about the mishap, the statement added.
(With Additional Inputs from PTI)