Friday, 22 September, 2017

9 coaches go off track in 2 derailments in UP, Delhi;1 injured

Two coaches of Ranchi Rajdhani Express derail in Delhi Two coaches of Ranchi Rajdhani Express derail in Delhi
Sammy Stanley | 08 September, 2017, 00:36

The engine and power auto of the Rajdhani Express got derailed at the Shivaji Bridge near New Delhi on Thursday.

"Engine, power coach of Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani Exp derail near Minto Bridge in New Delhi; no fatalities", Northern Railway spokesperson said.

In yet another train derailment incident in one day, at least two coaches of a goods train went off the track near Khandala in Maharashtra on Thursday.

The injured man, identified as Imam Hussain, was taken to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital in Daryaganj, Sharma added. No one was hurt.Derailed engine of Ranchi Rajdhani. On August 25, four coaches of local train in Mumbai had also derailed due to a technical fault injuring six passengers. As all the passengers of both the trains are safe, New Railway Minister must have felt a sigh of relief. Earlier in the day, seven coaches of Shaktipunj Express, coming from Howrah in West Bengal and headed to Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, derailed near Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh. The railway officials told us that the engine and a bogey have been derailed.

Similarly on August 23, over 80 people sustained injuries when Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

It was last Monday when Suresh Prabhu was removed from the post of Railways Minister as Piyush Goyal was given the charge to head the ministry.

The mishap had left 150 others injured.

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