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.
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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.
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Ticket Checking Staff working in the affected trains have also been advised to inform the passengers regarding short termination or diversion. (ANI)