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Mumbai (PTI): Western Railway has canceled or rescheduled several trains following the derailment of a goods train at Palghar station in Maharashtra and restoration work is underway more than 15 hours after the incident, it said officials on Wednesday.

Seven coaches of the goods train derailed at 5:08 pm on Tuesday at Palghar, located around 100 km from Mumbai, affecting traffic of Mumbai-bound trains from Gujarat, a railway spokesperson said earlier.

No casualties have been reported.

The goods train comprising 43 wagons and carrying iron coils was heading towards Karambeli in Gujarat from Visakhapatnam.

According to railway sources, seven carriages, including the guard’s van at the rear, were derailed and some of them fell on their sides with iron coils thrown onto the tracks.

Due to the impact of the derailed wagons and coils, the tracks and overhead equipment suffered significant damage, they said.

The Western Railway has announced complete/partial cancellation, short-term shutdown and diversion of several trains due to the incident.

Sumit Thakur, public relations officer of Western Railway, told PTI on Wednesday that all the derailed coaches and the guard’s van had been removed from the site.

He said that since yesterday evening, they started single line operation and some trains were running on the (down) line between Boisar-Palghar-Kelve Road stations.

“The restoration work is in full swing. It should be finished by 2 p.m.,” he said.

Nearly 250 workers worked on the site. Two Hydra cranes, two or three excavation machines, a 300-tonne crane and other machines have been deployed at the site for the restoration work, the official said.