New Farakka Express derailment: Preliminary enquiry indicates glitch in train’s guiding system

The report of the Commission of Railway Safety (CRS) released Tuesday suggested the reason behind the derailment was that it was given a green signal despite the point failure.

New Farakka Express derailment: Preliminary enquiry indicates glitch in train’s guiding system

A preliminary enquiry into the derailment of the New Farakka Express has indicated that it went off the tracks as a mechanical installation which guides trains from one track to the other had failed to respond, according to a report.

7 dead, more than 20 injured after Delhi-bound Farakka Express derails near UP’s Rae Bareli

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognisance of the train derailment, and directed the district magistrate, police and health authorities to provide all possible relief and rescue.

7 dead, more than 20 injured after Delhi-bound Farakka Express derails near UP’s Rae Bareli

Seven people were killed and about 20 others injured after five coaches of Delhi-bound MLDT NDLS Express derailed near Harchandpur area of Rae Bareli district in Uttar Pradesh early on Wednesday, officials said.