Kolkata: Two coaches of an empty rake of Kalka Mail derailed while entering Howrah station on Sunday.
"Empty rake of Kalka Mail while entering platform number nine from sorting yard, third coach and second coach from Delhi end got derailed at 1.
"As a consequence platform numbers one to eight were utilised for train movement while platform number nine onwards were blocked including South Eastern Railway movement.
After clearing the front portion, platform number nine, 10 and 11 were free for train movement," added the official.
While Howrah station is shared for train operations by both Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway, Kalka Mail, which runs between Howrah and Kalka in Haryana, is operated by Eastern Railway.
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