Two bogies of Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU train derail at Kanpur station; no casualty reported, says North-Central Railway official

Since the train was at a low speed at the time of the accident, there was no injury and all the passengers had de-boarded, North-Central Railway PRO Amit Malviya said

Press Trust of India August 28, 2019 10:33:02 IST
Two bogies of Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU train derail at Kanpur station; no casualty reported, says North-Central Railway official
  • Two bogies of the Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU train derailed at the Kanpur railway station

  • There was no report of any casualty, North-Central Railway PRO Amit Malviya said

  • Since the train was at a low speed at the time of the accident, there was no injury and all the passengers had de-boarded, he said

Kanpur: Two bogies of the Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU train derailed at the Kanpur railway station on Wednesday morning, officials said. However, there was no report of any casualty, North-Central Railway PRO Amit Malviya said.

Two bogies of LucknowKanpur MEMU train derail at Kanpur station no casualty reported says NorthCentral Railway official

Representational image. Reuters

The local MEMU train (no. 64201), on its way to Kanpur from Lucknow, was arriving on platform number three of the Kanpur railway station when two of its bogies derailed around 7.30 am, Malviya said.

Since the train was at a low speed at the time of the accident, there was no injury and all the passengers had de-boarded, he said, adding that efforts were on to remove the derailed bogies. An inquiry was ordered into the incident, Malviya said, adding that senior officials were present at the station.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Ex-Block Development Council member shot in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur; family names four people in FIR
India

Ex-Block Development Council member shot in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur; family names four people in FIR

The Kanpur DIG also ordered a probe to ascertain the veracity of allegations that some policemen were behind the killing

Allahabad High Court grants bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia two months after arrest
India

Allahabad High Court grants bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia two months after arrest

Kanojia was arrested on 18 August for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Twitter related to Ram Temple and saying that he did it on the directive of Hindu Sena chief Sushil Tiwari, who denied the allegation