Lucknow: As many as 74 passengers were injured as nine bogies of the Kafiyat Express derailed in UP’s Auraiya district early today after dashing against a dumper carrying construction material for railway work, officials here said.
However, the railways said 74 persons were injured in the incident and that the dumper did not belong to them.
The train travelling from Azamgarh to Delhi collided with the dumper at around 2:50 am between Pata and Achhalda railway stations, a spokesperson for the North Central Railway (NCR) said.
Here are the helpline numbers issued by the Indian Railways:
Aligarh – 0571/1072 – 2403458, 2403055
Etawah – 05688 – 1072/266382/266383
Khurja – 05738 – 1072/253084/253085/253308
Hathras – 05722 – 107200/242741/242742/242803
New Delhi – 011 – 23342954/23341074