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Train derails near Etawah

A passenger train derailed early today in Uttar Pradesh, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Howrah-Delhi route, an official said. No casualty was reported.

india Updated: Jul 27, 2011 09:54 IST
IANS

A passenger train derailed early Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Howrah-Delhi route, an official said. No casualty was reported.

Three coaches of the Kanpur-Shikohabad train went off the tracks near Sarai Bhupat railway station in Etawah district, some 200 km from Lucknow, station superintendent PK Kamal told reporters.

"The track has been disrupted. A team of railway officials have started operations to restore the track," he said.

The train was heading to Firozabad from Kanpur, he added.

First Published: Jul 27, 2011 09:52 IST