Railways arranges buses for passengers stranded at Rampur

Suresh Prabhu

Meerut: "It was a brush with death", says a shivering Zahid Khan as he nurses his wounds in the Rampur district hospital. "All the injured are out of danger".

The accident occurred between Rampur and Mundapanda near the Koshi River.

Railways announced Rs 50,000 as compensation to those injured in Rajya Rani Express derailment. On Saturday, railways was divided over the cause of the Rampur accident.

Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that he is keeping an eye on the situation and ordered a probe into the mishap.

Neeraj Sharma, CPRO, Northern Railway, said that there were no casualties in the accident. He also tweeted that "an enquiry has been ordered into the incident and strict action will be taken against defaulters, if any". Notedly, this is the fourth train accident in Uttar Pradesh in last six months.

The government in February 2015 announced ambitious plans to pump in Rs one lakh crore to revamp safety infrastructure of the ageing network till 2020.

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Besides, the source said, five trains had passed over the track prior to the ill-fated Rajya Rani Express and the loco pilots of those trains had not reported any unusual occurrence.

Eight rear coaches of the 22,454 Meerut City-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed near Rampur on Moradabad- Shahjehanpur section of Moradabad division at 8.15 AM. The worst accident happened on November 20 when coaches of the Patna-Indore Express derailed in Kanpur Dehat district.

On March 17, four women were killed after a train rammed into an ambulance at an unmanned level crossing in Karnataka.

Rail traffic on the route was affected due to derailment of the coaches, as informed by Director General (PR) (Railways) Anil Saxena.

The train derailed moments after it left from the Mohoba station.

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