Six coaches of Duranto Express derail

Prime News, National, Mumbai, August 29:- Six coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto express derailed near Maharashtra’s Asangaon early on Tuesday, a senior Railway official said.

No passenger was reported to be injured in the incident, Sunil Udasi, chief PRO of the Central Railway, said.

The mishap occurred at around 6:35 am near the Asangaon Railway Station. Six coaches of the train jumped the tracks, another railway official said

“Our rescue team along with the Accident Relief Train with engineering staff is reaching at the spot,” he said adding that traffic on the route is affected due to the derailment.

The official said a team of doctors has reached the spot and they are working on war footing to reach out to the stranded passengers and offer relief and restore the railway traffic on the route.

–(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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