The Ernakulam Junction– KSR Bengaluru Intercity Express was also rescheduled, the statement added.
Vaishnaw said that the actual reason behind the accident could be ascertained only after dismantling the engine's equipment. He also met injured passengers at the hospital.
All stranded passengers have been provided with drinking water and snacks from the pantry car of the train.
The Commission of Railway Safety, in a letter to the general manager of Northeast Frontier Railway, has also raised red flags on "ghost examinations" being conducted on the rail network. It stated that the locomotive had...
He conducted an inspection of the tracks and the locomotive involved in the accident, a Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) spokesperson said here. The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained and a committee has been...
The accident occurred around 5 pm in an area under the Alipurduar division of Northeast Frontier Railway, an NFR spokesperson said in Guwahati.
At least nine people were killed and 36 others injured after 12 coaches of the train derailed near Domohani.