Himachal Pradesh Karnataka Bangla Freight Train (HPKB) going towards Dhanbad derailed at 10:30 AM near Chaube Station on Koderma-Hazaribagh Road, New Delhi-Howrah Grand Chord Section, under Dhanbad Division.

Due to this, operations on down line suddenly stopped. Immediately An Accident Relief Medical Van dispatched from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Gomoh after incident.

According to PK Mishra, PRO of Dhanbad Railway Division, the rail operations on the up line remained disrupted for 2 hour. The track was repaired and train operations started at 12.30 PM.
After the incident, the Jammu Tawi-Kolkata Express stopped at Parsabad Station, Jammu Tawi-Sealdah Humsafar Express, Bhavnagar-Asansol Parasnath Express, Ajmer-Sealdah Express were stopped at Koderma. At the same time, many goods trains were stopped at various stations. Many trains were stopped at Dhanbad. Passengers traveling to different stations between Dhanbad and Gaya faced problem.