Eight coaches of the Jabalpur Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed in the wee hours today near Mahoba station in Uttar Pradesh. As per ANI at least 22 passengers of the Delhi-bound train were wounded in the incident which took place at 2.07. Ministry of railways reacted to the occurrence posting a list of helpline numbers all along with the notification of the trains being sidetracked in view of the accident.
North Central railway’s chief public relations officer alleged that an accident relief train has also been hurried to the site and the injured have been given first aid. Approximately eight coaches from the rear side of the train derailed between Mahoba and Kulpahar stations as per the wordings of CPRO. Senior officers comprising the general manager of North Central railway MC Chauhan have hurried to site and rescue processes are on.
The cause of the derailment is, however, to be determined. Railway officers have operationalised help lines at Gwalior, Jhansi, Banda and Nizamuddin stations to broadcast information to relatives of the travelers. many travelers injured and are very serious condition , out of them many were poorly wounded as six bogies of the Jabalpur Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed early today in neighboring Mahoba. The incident took place between Mahoba and Kulpahar railway stations near Supa village when the very last six bogies derailed as per the details were given by Mahoba SP Gaurav Singh.
The state health minister Siddharth Nat Singh has been ordered by Uttar Pradesh Chief Yogi Adityanath to visit Mahakaushal derailment site. The health minister alleged that he was personally supervising the rescue and relief labors. Thirty doctors and twenty-one ambulances have been rushed to the accident site, the minister alleged. The SP alleged that relief and rescue operations are on in the bursting swing
The cause of the derailment is not yet recognized and an inquiry has been started in this regard. As per the ministry of railways, the unaffected coaches left the location of the mishap at 6:45 am and started for their destination i.e. Delhi Nizamuddin railway station.
An accident relief Train i.e. ART rushed to the site and wounded passengers have been admitted to adjoining hospitals in Mahoba for medical treatment. A representative of northern section alleged that the derailed coaches includes one coach of second AC, three coaches of 3rf AC and the enduring were sleeper coaches. Rescue staff, railway police, and administration officials are at present at the spot, sources in the railway ministry have alleged. The chief medical officer of the region i.e. Sunil Kumar Vashnay is also at the site of the accident.
Following the accident, the Jhansi Banda line has been closed for traffic and numerous trains traveling all the way through Jhansi have been canceled. Just about half a dozen trains have been redirected throughout Kanpur. Railway police and officials are at present at the spot and rescue operations are scheduled the following helpline numbers have also been issued to broadcast information to the relatives of the passengers
Delhi 011 23341072/74
Earlier on 7th March, nine people were wounded in a blast in a coach of Bhopal Ujjain passenger train close to Shujalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The incident happened between Jabri and Kalapipal stations. In January to at least forty-one passengers were killed subsequent to the Jagdalpur Bhubaneshwar Hirakhand express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh and in which more than sixty people were injured as the engine and nine coaches of the train derailed. The train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. Subsequent to the sequence of incidents the railway Minister had invited overseas railways comprising Korea and Japan to propose measures for safety augmentation.