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Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express derails near Panskura station in West Bengal

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 13 Nov 2018, 10:50:34 AM
Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express derails near Panskura station in West Bengal (Representational Image)

New Delhi:

A bogie of the Dhauli Express running from Howrah to Puri derailed near Panskura station in West Bengal Tuesday morning, a South Eastern Railway spokesman said in Kolkata.

The Howrah-Puri train accident occurred between Bhogpur and Panskura stations in Howrah-Kharagpur section of SER at 7.10 am, spokesman Sanjay Ghosh said, adding that there was no casualty.

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The accident spot is about 67 km from Howrah. The wheel of the sixth chair car coach (B-3) derailed when the Dhauli Express was speeding towards Puri, Ghosh explained.

An accident relief train and senior officers of the SER rushed to the spot. The train will start running again after detaching the affected coach, Ghosh said.

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”For the convenience of passengers en route, 12703 Howrah-Secundrabad Faluknama Express will be provided all stoppages of Dhauli Express up to Khurda Road station,” he told reporters.

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First Published : 13 Nov 2018, 10:42:56 AM

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