Coach of Gede Local derails, no casualty

Kolkata
25 Jul 2017

One coach of 31913 Up Sealdah-Gede local (fourth from train engine) got derailed at point No. 53 near Gede station at 10.42 am today. Medical van reached the spot immediately for necessary help. However, there was no casualty or injury to any of the passengers due to this incident. Work for rerailment was started on war footing and was completed at 2.25 pm. Normal train services was, however, maintained between Sealdah and Banpur during the rerailment work. After rerailment, train services on the entire Gede – Ranaghat section have been restored. Divisional railway manager, Eastern Railway, Sealdah along with other senior officers of the Sealdah Division of Eastern Railway rushed to the spot immediately. An enquiry into the cause of the derailment has been ordered.