Yesvantpur-Howrah Duronto Express Derails Near Haridaspur Railway Station

Bhubaneswar: Two front wheels of high capacity parcel van of 12246 Yesvantpur-Howrah Duronto Express derailed while passing through Haridaspur Railway Station Yard at 11:14 hrs today.

As per an official communique by the East Coast Railway (ECoR), the affected coach is next to Engine. There is no injury and no casualty and all passengers are safe. All passenger coaches will be connected with another engine and will send to the destination.

The incident will not affect the movement of train services of the Kharagpur-Bhubaneswar mainline. The restoration of the affected coaches will be done with immediate effect, it added.

Divisional Railway Manager, Khordha Road, and a team of high-level Officers with Accident Relief Train (ART) had reached the spot for rerailment of the affected Parcel Van, said the ECoR.