At least two wheels of the parcel van of Duranto Express jumped off the tracks at Haridaspur Railway Station in Odisha’s Jajpur district today, the East Coast Railway said.
“There is no report of any injury due to the incident,” it said.
“Two front wheels of high-capacity parcel van of 12246 Yasvantpur-Howrah Duranto Express has derailed while passing through Haridaspur Railway Station Yard at 11:14 hrs today. All passengers are safe,” East Coast Railway or ECoR said in a statement.
The incident will not affect the movement of train services of the Kharagpur-Bhubaneswar main line, it said.
“All passenger coaches will be connected with another engine. The restoration of the affected coaches will be done with immediate effect,” the statement added.