• Rajasthan

    Cong 98
    BJP 74
    RLM 3
    OTH 24
  • Madhya Pradesh

    Cong 111
    BJP 110
    BSP 2
    OTH 7
  • Chhattisgarh

    Cong 67
    BJP 17
    JCC 6
    OTH 0
  • Telangana

    TRS-AIMIM 95
    TDP-Cong 21
    BJP 1
    OTH 2
  • Mizoram

    MNF 26
    Cong 5
    BJP 1
    OTH 8

* Total Tally Reflects Leads + Wins

Jammu Rajdhani Express derails at New Delhi Railway station

By: | Updated: September 14, 2017 8:45 AM

In another incident of train derailment in the country, Jammu Rajdhani express today went off tracks at the New Delhi Railway station today

Jammu Rajdhani Express, Jammu Rajdhani Express DERAILS, NEW DELHI STATION, TRAIN DERAILS, Jammu Rajdhani Express TIMINGIn another incident of train derailment in the country, Jammu Rajdhani express today went off tracks at the New Delhi Railway station today

In another incident of train derailment in the country, Jammu Rajdhani express today went off tracks at the New Delhi Railway station today, according to Indian Express report. It has been learnt that the incident occurred at 6 am when the guard coach of the train, which was arriving, derailed at the station. No injuries or casualties have been reported, ANI reported. This comes after three trains had derailed on September 7.

Three trains jumped off the tracks and another derailment was averted on September 7 in Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi and Maharashtra within a span of nine hours, the latest in a string of such incidents which saw the exit of Suresh Prabhu as railway minister in the Cabinet reshuffle. The first derailment occured at 6:25 am when seven coaches of the Jabalpur-bound Shaktipunj Express went off the tracks near the Obra Dam station in UP’s Sonbhadra district. Within hours, at around 11:45 pm, the Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed near Minto bridge in the national capital, leaving one person injured. These were followed by yet another derailment of a goods train in Maharashtra’s Khandala at 3:55 pm, railway officials said.

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An accident was averted after locals spotted a fracture in a track between Farrukhabad and Fatehgarh in UP, minutes before the Kalindi Express was scheduled to pass the place, officials said in Farrukhabad. Ironically, these mishaps occurred on a day Piyush Goyal, the new railway minister, chaired a high-level meeting with Railway Board officials to discuss ways for ensuring safe operation of trains. The spate of derailments over the past few weeks has raised concerns over the safety of railway operations despite large-scale overhaul of the infrastructure of the public sector transporter in the last couple of years.

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