Eight coaches of the Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed in the wee hours today near Mahoba station in Uttar Pradesh.
The cause for the derailment is not known yet. It took place between Mahoba and Kulpahar stations. As per the initial reports, the incident took place at 2:07AM causing some 9 travellers to be injured.
The Chief Public Relations Officer, North Central Railway said that an accident relief train has also been rushed to the site and the injured have been given first-aid. The General Manager of North Central Railway M.C.Chauhan and other senior officials have rushed to the site.
Railway officials have set up helplines at Jhansi, Gwalior, Banda and Nizamuddin stations to disseminate information to relatives of the passengers.