Landslide near Kalyan causes Derailment of Nagpur Mumbai Duronto Express, no injuries, no casualties reported

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New Delhi: Landslide near Kalyan causes Derailment of Nagpur Mumbai Duronto Express, no injuries, no casualties reported.

Due to heavy downpour and  landslide near Kalyan, Maharashtra, nine coaches with locomotive of  train no. 12290 Nagpur Mumbai Duronto Express derailed between Asangaon and Vasind (83 km from Mumbai) at 06.36 am on 29th  August, 2017. There are no injuries, no casualties to passengers. All the passengers of Duronto Express were safe. Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu constantly monitored the situation closely.

Prima Facie cause (of derailment) is sudden landslide due to heavy rains. Immediately on getting information, Shri Ravindra Gupta, Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board, Shri D.K.Sharma, General Manager, Central Railway along with DRM Mumbai Shri Ravinder Goyal & Senior officers rushed to the site. Accident Relief Train, Medical Van also rushed to the site for restoration & reached the spot in an hour. Later on, the passengers were carried to their destination by buses, cars & taxies. Helplines numbers were issued immediately.

Details of Coaches derailed:

●        ENG NO 30270/WAP7/AQ

●        1ST FROM ENG – CR 10708 SLR

●        2ND   – (H/1) Ist AC

●        3RD  –   (A/1) AC 2 Tier

●        4TH  –   (A/2) AC 2 Tier

●        5TH  –   (A/3) AC 2 Tier

●        6TH  –   (B/1) AC 3 Tier

●        7TH –    (B/2) AC 3 Tier

●        8TH –    (B/3) AC 3 Tier

●        9TH  –    (B/4) AC 3 Tier

Help line Numbers:.

CSMT 022-22694040, Thane 022-25334840, Kalyan 0251-2311499, Dadar 022-24114836, Nagpur 0712-2564342, Bhusaval 02582-222286, Nasik Road 0253-2467863, Manmad 02591-222345.

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