Rajasthan: 10 coaches of Ranikhet Express derails; no casualties reported

PTI
Published Jan 21, 2017, 7:25 am IST
Updated Jan 21, 2017, 9:55 pm IST
The reason of derailment is yet to be known but prima facie it seems to have resulted from a fault in track.
A Disaster Relief train was sent immediately to the accident site from Jodhpur. (Photo: Twitter/ ANI)
 A Disaster Relief train was sent immediately to the accident site from Jodhpur. (Photo: Twitter/ ANI)

Jaipur: Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, officials said today. Train 15014 Kath Godham-Jaisalmer Express derailed with ten coaches between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer at 23.16 hours last night, a statement said.

However, no casualties or major injuries were reported, said Railways North West region spokesperson Tarun Jain.

 

A team of senior officials have reached the spot to investigate the reason of derailment and passengers continued their journey through a special train.

The reason of derailment is yet to be known but prima facie it seems to have resulted from a fault in track, Jain said.

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Location: India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur




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