Nakornping Special Express Train Derailed at Chiang Mai Station

 | Fri 2 May 2014 13:05 ICT

CityNews –Two carriages of a Nakornping special express train derailed at Chiang Mai train station yesterday. Nobody was injured.

On May 1st around 10:45 a.m. Prapat Jongsa-nguan, Director of State Railway of Thailand (SRT), told reporters that a Nakornping special express train (heading to Bangkok) derailed at Chiang Mai train station.
The third and fourth carriage came off the track when the railway officials redirected the train to another platform. Nobody was injured since both carriages were empty at the time. It took the crane company two hours to clear the track.
SRT officials confirmed that the incident did not affect the train schedule. SRT is now questioning railway workers to find out the cause of the accident.
Earlier on the same day, a train carrying rocks derailed in Nakhon Ratchasima after another rail changing caused damage to three of its wheels.