KL train services hit by cargo train derailment

A Malaysian cargo train derailed at the Bank Negara station in Kuala Lumpur yesterday morning, disrupting railway services in the Klang Valley. According to the New Straits Times, the 12-coach southbound cargo train derailed at about 3am. The inciden
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A Malaysian cargo train derailed at the Bank Negara station in Kuala Lumpur yesterday morning, disrupting railway services in the Klang Valley. According to the New Straits Times, the 12-coach southbound cargo train derailed at about 3am. The incident affected thousands of commuters at the Kuala Lumpur, Bank Negara, Putra and Segambut stations. Rail operator Keretapi Tanah Melayu said repair works were under way, and it would take three days for regular train services to resume.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 24, 2017, with the headline 'KL train services hit by cargo train derailment'. Print Edition | Subscribe