Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express Derails, no casualties reported

Passengers of Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express had a narrow escape today morning after a coach derailed near Panskura station in West Bengal.

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The accident occurred between Bhogpur and Panskura stations in Howrah-Kharagpur at 7.10 AM when the wheel of the chair car coach (B-3), positioned sixth from the engine derailed. However, no casualties were reported.

An accident relief train and railway officers rushed to the spot to begin the rescue operations.

South East Railway (SER) has issued the following helpline numbers:

Kharagpur: 03222255879 and  03222255751

Howrah: 03326377197

Balasore: 06782265767