first_imgTwo coaches of the Agra-Gwalior passenger train derailed at Agra Cantonment railway station early on Saturday morning. No injury has been reported yet.Railway officials rushed to the sport but clarified that no one was injured as the train was going to the yard for cleaning. The train traffic was not affected due to the derailment, they added.This comes after series of derailment was reported in last one month resulting in Suresh Prabhu, the-then union minister for Railways, offering to resign and major overhaul in the senior management of the Railway Board.Over 25 people were killed and more than hundred were injured when Utkal express derailed at Khatauli station near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pardesh on August 19.Similarly, three trains jumped off the tracks in Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi and Maharashtra on September 7 within a span of nine hours. The first accident occurred at 6:25 a.m. when seven coaches of the Jabalpur-bound Shaktipunj Express went off the tracks near the Obra Dam station in U.P.’s Sonbhadra district. Within hours, at around 11:45 a.m, the Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed near Minto bridge in the national capital, leaving one person injured. These two incidents were followed by the derailment of a goods train in Maharashtra’s Khandala at 3:55 p.m., railway officials said.last_img

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