UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT BETWEEN PALWAL-ASAOTI STATIONS TODAY
ALL PASSENGERS OF BOTH THE TRAINS ARE SAFE
UNFORTUNATE DEATH OF DRIVER OF THE EMU TRAIN
GUARD OF THE TRAIN NO. 12171 INJURED AND ADMITTED IN TRAUMA CENTRE
HELP LINE NUMBERS OPENED: H. NIZAMUDDIN- 011-24359748
NEW DELHI-1072, 011-23341074
An unfortunate accident occurred this morning(8.12.2015) between Palwal-Asaoti stations on Northern Railway at 08.25 hrs involving Train No. 12171 Lok Manya Tilak-Haridwar Express and Train No. 64055 Palwal-Ghaziabad EMU trains. Unfortunately, the Driver of the EMU Train Shri Yashpal lost his life in the accident and the Guard of the 12171 Shri B.B.Gupta was injured in the accident and admitted in trauma centre nearby. All passengers of both the trains are safe.
The Railway officers and officials have rushed to the site for restoration and relief measures. Accident Relief Van and medical teams was also dispatched to the site for medical relief and assistance.
Northern Railway has opened helpline numbers as under:
H. Nizamuddin- 011-24359748
New Delhi-1072, 011-23341074
Meanwhile the trains enroute on the Palwal-Asaoti section which were held up are being cleared through Up & 4th line at the site.