Nine coaches of Nagpur-Duronto Express derailed on Tuesday near Asangaon district Maharashtra. According to the reports given by the Railways authority, there is no casualties so far.
“Seven coaches of Duronto Express Nagpur-Mumbai 12290 derailed between Asangaon and Vasind railway stations. So far, no casualties have been reported,” the Central Railway PRO said.
The continuation of rail accidents is continues, few days back Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh on August 23 At least 81 people were injured. On August 19, Kalinga Utkal Express had also derailed in Muzaffarnagar killing 22 people.
According to the Indian Express report train mishaps have led to 1,011 deaths in 586 accidents over the last five years. Initially, the news was that seven coaches derailed but after, railways has issued an update report saying nine coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed this morning. “Sudden landslide caused the derailment,” Central Railways Chief PRO Anil Saxena told ANI.