Kerala Express bound for TVM derails in Andhra, passengers safe
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): A coach of Kerala Express, which plies from Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram, derailed near Yerpedu railway station in Chittoor on Saturday. However, no passenger was injured in the incident.
South Central Railway Chief PRO Ch Rakesh said no damage was done to the passenger coaches and no injuries or casualties were reported.
"The pantry car of the train was derailed. All the passengers are safe. Officials and technical staff have reached the spot and are checking the cause of the derailment," he said over phone.
"We have immediately dispatched an accident relief train to the accident spot to attend to repair and restoration works. We have also set up helpline numbers in Tirupati, Renigunta, Srikalakasthi and Guntakal stations to provide information on the train movement," Rakesh said in a release.
Further details are awaited. (ANI, PTI)