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Goods Wagon Derailment Disrupts Suburban Train Services to Chennai

In a morning mishap near Chengalpattu railway station, a goods train originating from Thoothukudi derailed, impacting suburban train services to Chennai. Preliminary reports indicate that 10 out of the train’s 38 wagons laden with iron material and other items derailed, causing damage to the track. Railway staff promptly responded to the scene, working to restore the track.

However, the disruption left many commuters, including office-goers and college students, stranded at Chengalpattu railway station. EMU services to Chennai and the arrival of express trains from southern districts were affected, leaving passengers awaiting updates on when services would be restored. The incident highlights the challenges posed by such disruptions to the daily commute for residents in the region.