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Train accident – Lokmanya Tilak Express

By January 16, 2020No Comments

Sudhakar kumar Shahi (spl.correspondent)

 

 

Cuttack: Several coaches of the Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express have derailed after hitting a freight train in Cuttack-Nirgundi in which 11 people are injured and the condition of five is said to be critical. According to the bulletin issued by the railway, the accident was caused by dense fog. Where is going in the briefing issued by East Coast Railway that this train collided with the guard compartment of a freight train due to dense fog. As soon as the information of this accident was received, the relief and rescue team of the railway reached the spot and the injured were admitted to local hospitals. Eight coaches of the railway have derailed due to the accident. Due to this, the movement of trains on this route has been affected and the route of many trains has been changed.

 

 

* TRAINS – 12880 EXPEESS (Bhubaneswar– LTT) DIVERTED VIA NARAJ

* 58132 (PURI – Rourkela) PASSENGER DIVERTED VIA NARAJ

* 18426 EXP (DURG – PURI) EXP DIVERTED VIA Naraj

* 12831 Dhanbad – Bhubaneswar Rajyarani Expeess DIVERTED VIA Naraj

* 68413 (Talcher – PURI) MEMU DIVERTED VIA NARAJ

Helpline number released
Railway helpline number has been issued for the convenience of passengers and to provide information to their families.
Help Line No of BBS / Head quarters Office-18003457401/402
BBS Station-0674-1072, Puri-06752-1072.

Railways gave instructions for high level investigation
The Railways will help the injured to arrange them to reach their destination
14 passengers undergoing treatment at SCB
20 passengers are injured, there is an accident at 7:00 am and they are seriously injured, a special committee will be set up to investigate whether there was a signal problem or man-made. The problem will be investigated, the railway will help the injured passengers. CPRO thanks to the service of the local people,14 passengers in ACB, out of which 4 are women and two are children.

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