Engine and Power car of Ranchi Rajdhani Express derailed on Thursday afternoon in Delhi's Shivaji Bridge. No casualities have been reported so far. This is the second incident reported on the same day. On Thursday morning seven coaches of Howrah-Jabalpur -Shaktipunj Express train derailed in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh and no injuries was reported.
— ANI (@ANI) September 7, 2017
This is the fourth such derailment in less than a month.
On September 3, four loaded wagons of a goods train derailed near Hardattpur railway station on Saturday. As a result, the Allahabad-Manduadih route also got affected. However, no casualties have been reported due to the derailment till now.
Train derailment is not a new problem in Uttar Pradesh. Ten coaches of Kaifiyat Express derailed near UP's Auraiya district on August 23, resulting in injuries to at least 74 people.
As a result, all passenger trains scheduled to run on Kanpur-Tundla section were cancelled and 7 trains diverted due to Kaifiyat express train derailment.