Lucknow: Two coaches of a freight train on Saturday derailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Farukkhabad, injuring the train guard. The guard had to be rushed to a hospital nearby.Also Read - 5 Dead, Several Injured As Fire Breaks Out In Durga Puja Pandal In UP’s Bhadohi
The incident took place near Rajepur village, one kilometer from the Kamalganj station at around 6.15 AM. As a result, rail traffic on the Farukhabad-Kanpur route was disrupted. Also Read - Lucknow: Aishbagh Ramlila Will No Longer Follow This 300-Year-Old Tradition. Read Deets Here
More than 500-metres of rail track has been ripped off and all passenger trains on the route have been stopped. Also Read - UP NEET PG Counselling 2022 Revised Schedule Released on upneet.gov.in. Check Important Dates Here
Meanwhile, the cause of the derailment is being probed, and the track is likely to be repaired by Saturday afternoon, a railway official confirmed.
In a separate incident which took place earlier this year, two coaches of the Katni-Chopan passenger train were derailed near Khanna Banjari Station in Madhya Pradesh’s Katni district. However, no loss of lives or injuries was reported.