Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails; 3 injured

Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails;
Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails; 3 injured

Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails; 3 injured

Three persons sustained serious injuries after 12 coaches of Delhi-bound Poorva Express derailed in Kanpur on Saturday. The North Central Railway has cancelled 11 trains, diverted 8 trains to another route and shortly terminated 2 others because of the derailment. The East Central Railway has diverted 24 trains so far. A team of Accident Relief Train (ART) and Accident Relief Medical Equipment (ARME) reached the spot.

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Delhi-bound
Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails; 3 injured

According to media reports, Train no. 12303 (Howrah to New Delhi) Poorva Express derailed at around 12:50 am on Saturday. 12 coaches including 10 passenger coaches, a pantry and power car got derailed out of which four have overturned. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital.

The rescue operation is underway.

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Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails
Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails; 3 injured

The Railways has released the following emergency numbers for the public:

Helpline Numbers at Patna Junction:

BSNL- 06122202290, 06122202291, 06122202292

Helpline number at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction:

Railway number- 027-73678 and BSNL number- 05412 -253232.

-PTC NEWS