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2 coaches of empty Agra-Gwalior passenger train derail in Agra

Agra-Gwalior passenger train was going to the yard at the Agra Cantonment railway station for washing early morning when the coach deralied.

india Updated: Sep 23, 2017 13:53 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Agra
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A file photo od repair work of railway track being carried out after last coach of Jammu Rajdhani Express train derailed in New Delhi on September 14.(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

Two coaches of an empty Agra-Gwalior passenger train derailed at the Agra Cantonment railway station in the early hours today.

Railway officials said the train was moving to the yard for cleaning when the derailment took place around 4 am.

No one was injured in the accident, they said.

Train operations were not affected by the derailment, the officials said.

There have been a series of derailments in the past few weeks.

On August 20, 14 coaches of the high-speed Kalinga-Utkal Puri Haridwar Express had derailed in Muzaffarnagar, killing at least 23 people and leaving scores injured.

On September 7, there were three derailments in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Delhi. In the Delhi accident, one person was injured.

First Published: Sep 23, 2017 13:51 IST