Published On: Wed, Aug 28th, 2019

Kanpur Train accident: Four coaches of the Train derailed at Kanpur Central RLY Station

Kanpur / New Delhi : four LC coaches coming from Lucknow derailed at the changing point of Kanpur Central Railway Station. Due to this, trains coming from Lucknow and Prayagraj have been stopped wherever. The train accident is reported to be around 7 am Wednesday. No casualties were reported from any passenger. DRM Amitabh Kumar of Allahabad division has left for Kanpur.

Kanpur Train accident: Four coaches of the Train derailed at Kanpur Central RLY Station - india 24x7 news

Kanpur Train accident: Four coaches of the Train derailed at Kanpur Central RLY Station – india 24×7 news

The passenger train coming from Lucknow was given a signal on platform number 3. Two coaches of the train derailed as they turned towards platform number 3 near the scissors of platform number 2 and 3. Due to the loud voice, there was chaos in the passengers. Due to low speed, the car stopped at some distance.

A stampede in passengers

As soon as the train stopped, the passengers, who believed in the accident, jumped and started running. Some people were making a cry that if not get down early, the whole coach would be overturned. Being an incident near the station, the soldiers of GRP and RPF arrived shortly. The police assured the passengers that there were no accidents. After this, the passengers have breathed a sigh of relief.

Prayagraj and Lucknow rail routes closed, 18 trains stopped

The tracks of Prayagraj and Lucknow are also currently closed due to derailment of the train at the changing point. 18 trains have been stopped, including Pushpak Express coming from Mumbai, Kanpur-Lucknow Memu, Prayagraj Intercity, Jabalpur and Chitrakoot Express. All Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains had passed in the morning.

Railway’s ART reached the spot

Accident relief train reached the spot about half an hour after the accident. The rear of the engine is being cut off and separated from the safe search. Currently, maintenance work has not started for Lucknow and Prayagraj. Railway officials claim that the rail route will be restored by 9:30 am. The engineering staff of the railway has reached the spot and started work.

Railway officials who reached the spot say that Kanpur-Lucknow memu was coming from Lucknow to Kanpur this morning. While changing the tracks at Kanpur station, four coaches of the train derailed. During this accident many pillars of the station boundary were broken. After this there was a stir. There was chaos in the passengers.

Railway officials say that passengers coming from Lucknow to Kanpur were aboard. Due to the slowing of the train, the big accident was averted. The operation of other trains is affected due to derailment of the train. An attempt is being made to bring the Kanpur-Lucknow memu back on track. The team of technical staff of the railway has reached the spot.

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