October 18, 2017

Patna Indore Express Derails – Rescue Work in full Swing

14 coaches of the Indore-Patna express train derailed between Malasa and  Pukhrayan. Accident took place at around patna3 in the morning.

Maximum casualties are expected in S2 coach.

Coach No.S1,  S2, S3, S4, S5, s6,A1, B1, B2, B3, BE in addition 2 general coach and guard coach as reported by locals for damage.

Reason of accident still not clear. Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) will look into it.

Accident relief trains have reeached site from Jhansi and Kanpur. NDRF is also on site and relief work in full swing.

So far the death toll has crossed 60 as per information received from local residents. Injured are upward by 150.

Apart from Railways and NDRF, IG (Kanpur Range)  Mr. Zaki Ajmed also keeping check on relief work.
HELPLINE NO.
Patna- BSNL-   0612-2202290
0612-2202291
0612-2202292
Railway-025-83288
Mugalsarai BSNL- 05412-251258
Hajipur BSNL 06224-272230
Jhansi – 05101072
Orai – 051621072
Kanpur – 05121072
Pokhrayan- 05113-270239