Puri-bound Dhauli Express derails, no casualties reported
A bogie of the Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express derailed near Panskura station in West Bengal today. No one was injured in the accident that occurred at 7:10AM between Bhogpur and Panskura stations of SER, spokesman Sanjay Ghosh said. The wheel of the chair car coach (B-3), positioned sixth from the engine, derailed when the Dhauli Express was travelling from Howrah to Puri, he said.
Train to resume journey following amalgamation of coaches
An accident relief train and senior officers of the SER rushed to the spot, 67km from Howrah. The train will resume its onward journey towards Puri following amalgamation of coaches after detaching the affected coach, Ghosh said. "For the convenience of passengers en route, 12703 Howrah-Secunderabad Faluknama Express will be provided all stoppages of Dhauli Express up to Khurda Road station," he said.