Published: Saturday January 26, 2013 MYT 9:12:00 PM
Updated: Saturday January 26, 2013 MYT 11:03:43 PM
Six injured in Johor Baru train derailment
JOHOR BARU: Six passengers were injured when four coaches of a passenger train from Kuala Lumpur derailed while heading to Singapore on Saturday.
Deputy Johor Baru (North) police chief Supt Beh Eng Lai said the mishap at 3.30pm occurred near Taman Impian Emas between the Kulaijaya station and Kempas Baru station. "The passengers sustained minor injuries and were taken to Sultanah Aminah Hospital for treatment," he said.
KTMB said in a statement that 200 passengers were onboard the train when the mishap occurred.
Following the derailment, the train's return trip from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and from Singapore to Kelantan have been cancelled.
"The affected passengers can get a refund for their tickets or reschedule their trips," the statement said.