Bikaner-Guwahati Express derails emergency helplines
At least three casualties were reported after the Guwahati-Bikaner Express got derailed at Moynaguri in north Bengal, under North East Frontier Railway, on Thursday evening at around 5pm.
Really distressed on hearing about the tragic passenger train(Bikaner-Guwahati Express) derailment at Maynaguri’s Domhiniti.
Our local Party workers are on the ground providing relief to the passengers.I am thankful to those workers and pray that all passengers are safe. pic.twitter.com/CMgs9sxKn8
— Dilip Ghosh (@DilipGhoshBJP) January 13, 2022
Giving the details of the passengers who were there on the Guwahati-Bikaner Express, Rajesh Kumar, chief reservation supervisor, Patna junction, said 98 passengers boarded the train from Patna junction. Three people boarded from Mokama and two from Bakhtiarpur, he said.
All senior officers have been rushed to the accident spot while several officials have already reached the site. NDRF and SDRF teams, cutting equipments, ambulances and food materials have been mobilised DIstrict hospital amd North bengal medical college have been alerted.
An inquiry has been ordered into the accident. Alipurduar Junction has opened hotline numbers for enquiry regarding the accident: 050 34666, 03564 255190, 0361-2731621,2731622,2731623. 0362731622, 03612731623