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

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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: Aug 28, 2019 10:33:02 IST