Rampur: Six coaches of empty rake derailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur district between Damora and Duggan station on Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section on late Wednesday night, ANI reported. No injuries were reported. The downline between Moradabad and Bareilly Junction has been diverted on the route.
The incident blocked the railway line which led to a delay of several other trains. At least 17 trains are expected to be affected (Diversion/Short termination) by the derailment.
Following the incident, the railways set up a guideline in accordance to which proper announcements are being made at all major stations. It has also released the emergency numbers.
Ticket Checking Staff working in the affected trains have also been advised to inform the passengers regarding short termination or diversion.