Bengal Train Accident In Maynaguri: On Thursday evening, the Guwahati-Bikaner Express train ( Bengal Train Accident ) met with an accident in Maynaguri, West Bengal. Patna to Guwahati Bikaner Express (Gauhati- Bikaner Express ) between Maynaguri and Domohani railway stations met with an accident, and six coaches of the train derailed. So far, three people have died in this accident.
Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Maumita Godhara Basu has said that three deaths have been reported so far. 10 to 15 people have been recruited. Relief and rescue work is going on. At the same time, Railways has issued helpline numbers. The helpline numbers of the railways are – 03612731622, 03612731623. North Western Railway has issued this helpline number – Bikaner 0151-2208222, Jaipur 0141-2725942, 9001199959.
Bengal Train Accident In Maynaguri
After receiving information about this incident, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed the officials to get involved in relief work. Accident relief train and medical van have also been sent to the spot. After the train accident, there is an outcry in the whole area, and people are still trapped in the compartment, and the work of rescuing the people is going on.
It is being told that the distance of the hospital from the spot is about 10-15 kilometres. Thirty ambulances have also been dispatched towards the spot in such a situation. Lighting is being arranged at the site of the incident because gradually, darkness is starting to fall. The light will be needed to continue the relief work in such a situation. Government hospitals have been contacted, and arrangements are being made to take people there.
Train coaches have crashed badly.
The train number of Guwahati-Bikaner Express is 15633, and it met with an accident at around 5 am. The accident took place between Maynaguri and Domohani stations. The train was going from Bikaner to Guwahati. It is being told that the express train was running at a speed of 40 kmph at the accident.
Sources say that 12 coaches have been damaged. Four of these coaches have been badly damaged. A passenger travelling on the train said that a jolt in the train suddenly overturned the coaches. He said that the coaches had crashed badly.
Mamta Banerjee gave instructions to get involved in relief rescue
A virtual meeting of CM Mamta Banerjee was going on with PM Narendra Modi. At the same time, information about the accident was received. CM Mamta Banerjee has held talks with the administrative officials of North Bengal and directed them to go to the accident site.
Along with this, instructions have been given to relief rescue. Sources say that PM Narendra, CM Mamata Banerjee, has inquired about the accident. During the meeting itself, PM Modi asked the CM about the accident.