UP: Six coaches of empty rake derail in Rampur
Six coaches of an empty rake derailed in Rampur district between Damora and Duggan station on Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section on late Wednesday night.
Rampur: Six coaches of an empty rake derailed in Rampur district between Damora and Duggan station on Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section on late Wednesday night.
Spot visuals: 6 coaches of empty rake derailed in Rampur dist b/w Damora&Duggan station on Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section around 10:30pm y'day, blocking down line. No injuries reported. Down line b/w Moradabad&Bareilly Junction diverted via Moradabad-Chandausi-Bareilly route pic.twitter.com/5ma1cDi5Rh— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 21, 2018
The incident blocked the railway line which led to a delay of several other trains. At least 17 trains are expected to be affected (Diversion/Short termination) by the derailment.
However, no casualties have been reported as yet.
The downline between Moradabad and Bareilly Junction has been diverted via Moradabad-Chandausi-Bareilly route.
Following the incident, the railways set up a guideline in accordance to which proper announcements are being made at all major stations. It has also released the emergency numbers.
Ticket Checking Staff working in the affected trains have also been advised to inform the passengers regarding short termination or diversion. (ANI)