Katihar Amritsar Amrapali Express Derails, No Casualties Reported

| December 20 , 2015 , 08:21 IST
Seven coaches of Katihar-Amritsar Amrapali Express derailed in Bihar's Khagaria district early on Sunday. There was no report of any casualty in the derailment that occurred at a place under Sonepur division of ECR. Amrapali Express Seven coaches of 15707 UP Katihar-Amritsar Express including one AC-2, one AC-3 and five sleeper coaches jumped the track in between Patraha and Gouchari at around 1:14 AM, Chief Public Relations Officer of East Central Railway, Arvind Kumar Rajak said. Rajak said the cause of derailment is under probe. The effected coaches after the engine are A-1 of AC2, B-1 of AC3, and sleepers coaches S5, S6, S7,S8 and S9. Routes of nearly half-a-dozen trains including New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express, New Jalpaiguri-Danapur Capital Express and Anand Vihar-Jogbani Seemanchal have been diverted via Bhagalpur due to the derailment. “In the accident 7 coaches of train number 15707 Katihar Amritsar Amrapali express got derailed between Katiyar and Baroni stations. There has been no casualty and injury in this accident all passengers are safe. Our accident relief trains reached at site, our senior officers and DRM they are also reached the accident site, ” Railway officials said.