Kaifiyat Express Derails in Uttar Pradesh

Several passengers got injured as the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express was derailed near Auraiya in Uttar Pradesh during early morning hours on Wednesday.


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The unfortunate incident happened during the wee hours near Auraiya and left many injured. While no death casualty has been reported yet, the process of sending stranded passengers to New Delhi has already started. Some of the senior railway officials from Auraiya, Kannauj and Etawah also rushed to the spot to examine the situation.

The train collided with sand dumper at around 2.50 AM between Pata and Achalda railway stations. An NDRF team has been sent at the accident site to carry out rescue operations and the railways have already provided first aid to the affected passengers.

Helpline Numbers

FD: 05278-222603

SHG: 9794839010

लखनऊ: 9794830975

लखनऊ: 0522-2237677

आजमगढ़: 9794843929

DM Auraiya: +91-9454417550

SP Auraiya: +91-9454400249

ADM Auraiya: +91-9454417621
Adl. SP Auraiya: +91-9454401016

CMO Auraiya: +91-8005192634

SHO Auraiya: +91-9454402883

CO Bidhuna:+91-9454401444

SHO Achalda: +91- 945442881

SHO Phafoond: +91-9454402889

All passenger trains which were scheduled to run on the Kanpur Tundla route have been cancelled and a number of trains were diverted as a result of the derailment.


Railway minister Suresh Prabhu said the injured have been shifted to nearby hospitals, and that he is personally monitoring the situation.

Kanpur Divisional Commissioner PK Mohanty said the injured passengers — four of whom suffered head injuries —were shifted to medical facilities in Etawah.