The Meerut-Lucknow bound Rajyarani express got derailed near Rampur. 8 coaches are believed to have been derailed with few suffering minor injuries. There are no casualties reported as of now.
The Ministry of Railways posted the news first on Twitter mentioning “Rajyarani Exp (Meerut- Lucknow)by 8 coaches at 8:15 hrs b/w Mundapandey-Rampur at km 1374/18-23 on MB- Bareilly section”
The reason for the accident is not known exactly. Higher officials have rushed to the spot to investigate the scene and apprise the situation.