Today, train Indore Patna express derailed at morning 3 AM, near pukhrayan 100 k.m. from Kanpur. All passengers were sleeping at that time. At least 45 people killed due to this accident.
The Indore–Patna Express is a Mail/Express Train of the Indian Railways, which runs between Indore Junction railway station of Indore, the largest city and commercial hub of Central Indian state Madhya Pradesh and Patna Junction, railway station of Patna, the capital city of Bihar.
Train number and name disclosed by railway ministry is 19321/Indore – Rajendranagar Express (via Faizabad). It starts from Indore and pass Kanpur in Morning reach Patna next day.
DRM Ratlam tweeted below information
19321 Indore Patna derailed near pokhrayan station before Kanpur. Help line nos
Indore- 0731 1072
Ujjain 0734 2560906
Ratlam 07412 1072
— DRM Ratlam (@RatlamDRM) November 20, 2016
Helpline numbers released:
Railways has also released helpline numbers —
Stranded passengers moved
My thoughts are with the bereaved families: PM Modi
Prayers with those injured in the tragic train accident. I've spoken to @sureshpprabhu, who is personally monitoring the situation closely.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 20, 2016