Envoyé : samedi 20 avril 2019 07:16
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Vehicle Accident : [Rooma railway station, Kanpur Nagar district] State of Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

April 20th 2019 05:14 AM – Vehicle Accident – VI-20190420-67549-IND

Base information

EDIS Code: VI-20190420-67549-IND
Event date: April 20th 2019 05:14 AM
Category: Vehicle Accident
Continent: Asia
Country: India
State: State of Uttar Pradesh
Location: [Rooma railway station, Kanpur Nagar district]
26.351678290798,80.43660769259 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Transport - Public and private transportation
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

Twenty-five people sustained minor injuries when five coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express overturned near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh early on Saturday. A total of twelve coaches of the train derailed in the incident, PTI reported. The train was going to New Delhi when the incident occurred near Rooma railway station – about 20 kilometers from Kanpur – in Kanpur Nagar district around 12.50 am. Four out of the 12 derailed Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches have overturned, North Central Railway public relations officer Amit Malviya said. Fourteen people were injured and three of them were admitted to a hospital. The coaches that derailed are S8, S9, B1-B5, A1, A2, HA1, pantry car and an SLR (seating-cum-luggage rake), according to a railway statement. The district magistrate, senior superintendent of police and other senior officials reached the spot and supervised the rescue operation, the officials said. It has diverted and canceled a number of trains. Efforts are on to resume the operations in the line, the statement said. The passengers were brought to the Kanpur Central railway station, from where they left for New Delhi in a special train at 5.45 am, it added.

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Corentin DECAEN


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