Guwahati-Bikaner Express Derails, Three Passengers Died

Guwahati-Bikaner Express Derails

Kolkata: There has been a major train accident in West Bengal. Guwahati – Bikaner Express (15633) has derailed near Moynaguri in Jalpaiguri district. The accident happened at five o’clock in the evening. According to the information received, the news of the death of three passengers has come to the fore in this accident. 20 have been injured. At the same time, Railways has announced compensation for the casualties in the accident.

According to the information received, four to five coaches of the Bikaner-Guhavati Express derailed near Moynaguri in the Jalpaiguri district. The train was going from Patna to Guwahati. In this accident, three passengers have died and more than 20 have been injured, who have been admitted to hospitals for treatment.

While giving information on this accident, a passenger said, “There were sudden tremors in the moving train, after which many coaches overturned. Many people have also died in this accident.” According to the information received, those injured in the train accident have been sent to Maynaguri Hospital and Jalpaiguri District Hospital.

12 coaches affected
Indian Railways has issued its statement on this incident. Railways said, “Guwahati-Bikaner Express 15633 (UP) derailed around 5 pm today. 12 coaches have been affected. DRM and ADRM have reached the spot along with the accident relief train and medical van.

Issued Helpline Number
A helpline number has been issued regarding the train accident. The relatives of the people in question on the train can get information by calling on 03612731622, and 03612731623. On the other hand, Railway CPRO Shashi Kiran has also given a statement on this incident. He said, “Accident relief van for patients has left Jalpaiguri. It is not fully known how many passengers have been injured. But 308 passengers had left in this train from Bikaner.

Prime Minister Modi spoke to the Railway Minister
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav regarding the Bikaner-Guwahati Express accident and inquired about the condition. While talking about this accident, the Railway Minister said, “An unfortunate accident. 12 coaches of Bikaner-Guwahati Express derailed near New Maynaguri (West Bengal) this evening. Personally monitoring the situation for quick rescue operations.”

Railways announced compensation
In view of the train accident, Railways has announced compensation. Under which Rs 5 lakh will be given to the families of those who lost their lives. At the same time, one lakh will be given to the seriously injured and 25 thousand rupees to the minor injured.