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Eleven coaches of Mumbai-Lucknow AC Superfast Express derail in UP, no one injured
Lucknow, May 21, 2017
Eleven coaches of the Lucknow Air-conditioned Superfast Express from Mumbai derailed at Unnao railway station, about 20 km from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, today but none of the passengers suffered any serious injuries, official sources said.
Passengers of the affected coaches were cleared to their destinations in a relief train as well as in buses and cars, official sources said.
Senior railway officials, incuding the General Manager of Northern Railway and the Divisional Railway Manager, Lucknow, rushed to the spot to oversee relief efforts, they said.
The Up line was not affected by the mishap and normal train movement was restored on it soon, the sources said.
The Railways set up helplines on telephone numbers 0522-2234607, 9794830973 and 9794830975.