Trains delayed on coastal line due to derailment near Kollupitiya

Train derailment

Train derailment. (FILE Photo)

A train derailed on the coastal line between Kollupitiya and Bambalapitiya this morning (September 27), causing a delay in operations on the coastal line, the Railways Department said.

Accordingly, it said that a train bound for Moratuwa from Mahawa had derailed near the Kollupitiya railway station.

Steps are being taken to rectify the situation as soon as possible, the department further said.