Eight Coaches Of Rajya Rani Express Derail in UP

  • Eight Coaches Of Rajya Rani Express Derail in UP

Eight Coaches Of Rajya Rani Express Derail in UP

"The possibility of sabotage can not be ruled out", K.K. Chaudhari, superintendent of police, Rampur, who inspected the accident site between Munda Panda and Rampur railway stations in the morning, said.

Thirteen people, including eight women, were injured.

A month later three coaches and the engine of Kalindi Express derailed after colliding with a goods train at the Tundla Junction in Uttar Pradesh. The Ministry of Railways has announced compensation of Rs.50,000 to those injured in Rajya Rani Express derailment.

The injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital.

The government railway police registered FIR in Rampur on Sunday against railway officials for negligence of duty. Eight of the 17 coaches were derailed in the accident.

He said two passengers, identified as Amit Katiyar and Megh Singh, were injured in the mishap.

Owing to this derailment, at least 25 trains were affected in the Meerut-Bareilly section, said the official.

Medical teams and senior officials were at the site, Sharma said.

The Railways has announced a compensation of Rs 50,000 each for the two passengers who have received injuries in the incident.

Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs 50,000 (800 USA dollars) for those seriously injured in the accident. He also added that out of two lines, one is operational and the other has been blocked due to the accident. "However, the relief and rescue operation is under control", Saxena told ANI.

ASP Noida, ATS, Brijesh Kumar has left for Rampur and a team already present on the spot has started the probe, he said.The Railways have also operationalised helplines to facilitate communication between the affected passengers ans their family members.