Published On : Thu, Sep 7th, 2017

Engine of Rajdhani Express derails

New Delhi : The engine and power car of a Delhi-bound Ranchi Rajdhani Express derails at 11.45 am today near Delhi. No injuries.That’s the second derailment today.

Seven coaches of Jabalpur-bound Shaktipunj Express derailed near the Obra Dam station in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh this morning, officials said.

The train coming from Howrah went off the track around 6:25 am nearly 40 km from Sonbhadra but there was no report of any injury, Railway ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena said in New Delhi. Official sources said the train was running at a speed of about 40 km/hr which prevented any injuries being caused to the passengers.