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Uttar Pradesh: 6 empty train coaches derail in Rampur district

Uttar Pradesh: 6 empty train coaches derail in Rampur district

The accident took place between Damora and Duggan station on the Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section at around 10.30 pm.
At least six coaches of an empty train derailed in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday night, as reported by news agency ANI.
The accident took place between Damora and Duggan station on the Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section at around 10.30 pm.
The incident blocked the railway line which led to a delay of several other trains. However, there have been no reports of any injuries or casualties.
The downline between Moradabad and Bareilly junction has been diverted via Moradabad-Chandausi-Bareilly route.
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.

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