4 loaded wagons of goods train derail near Hardattpur railway station; Allahabad-Manduadih route affected

03 September 2017, 12:12 AM
Goods train derailment
Goods train derailment

Four loaded wagons of a goods train derailed near Hardattpur railway station on Saturday. As a result, the Allahabad-Manduadih route also got affected. However, no casualties have been reported due to the derailment till now.

Train derailment is not a new problem in Uttar Pradesh. Ten coaches of Kaifiyat Express derailed near UP's Auraiya district on August 23, resulting in injuries to at least 74 people. 

As a result, all passenger trains scheduled to run on Kanpur-Tundla section were cancelled and 7 trains diverted due to Kaifiyat express train derailment.

Even on August 20, fourteen coaches of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express had derailed near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. That accident too had led to many deaths and injuries.

First Published: Saturday, September 02, 2017 09:25 PM
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