Kalinga Utkal Express derailment: Railways cancel 3 trains, divert 6 others
The Haridwar-bound train came off the tracks in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday, killing more than 20 people and injuring scores more, as carriages slammed into each other, officials said.Updated: Aug 20, 2017 01:21 IST
The derailment of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Kalinga Express near Muzaffarnagar resulted in cancellation of three train services, including Ambala-Delhi- Ambala Intercity Express and Haridwar-Puri Utkal Kalinga Express, commencing journey on Sunday.
Apart from this, six other trains, which commenced journey on Saturday, have been diverted, the railway ministry said in a statement.
According to the ministry, the 14521/14522 Ambala-Delhi- Ambala Intercity Express, 18478 Haridwar-Puri Utkal Kalinga Express and the 14682 Jalandhar-New Delhi Intercity Express, which will commence journey on August 20, stood cancelled.
The 18238 Amritsar-Bilaspur Chhatisgarh Express has been diverted via Ambala- Panipat-New Delhi-Hazrat Nizamuddin, it said.
The 12904 Amritsar-Mumbai Central Golden Temple Mail has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat- New Delhi-Hazrat Nizamuddin.
The 14646 Jammu Tawi-Delhi Shalimar Express has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat-Delhi.
The 19326 Amritsar-Indore Express has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat-New Delhi- Hazrat Nizamuddin.
The 04402 Katra-Anand Vihar service has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat-Delhi and will be short terminated at Delhi.
The 24155 Allahabad-Udhampur Express has been terminated via Khurja-Delhi-Panipat-Ambala.
Meanwhile, the railways also issued following helpline numbers:
New Delhi 01123342954/01123341074
The railways has also issued following helpLine numbers in Jhansi Division:
Datia 9794825413 PTI ASG ENM KIS
First Published: Aug 20, 2017 01:21 IST