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Lucknow bound train derails at Kanpur central station; none injured
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Lucknow bound train derails at Kanpur central station; none injured

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Lucknow, Aug 28: Four coaches of Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU train derailed at platform number three of Kanpur station in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning -- disrupting train operations on the line.

Kanpur station in-charge Himanshu Shekhar Upadhyay said that four coaches of Kanpur-Lucknow local train were derailed at Kanpur central station. Nobody was injured in the accident as most of the passengers had left the train and it was shunting to next platform, he confirmed.

Soon after the incident senior railway officials rushed to the spot and controlled the situation. Mr Upadhyay said that wreckage was removed from the tracks and traffic was restored on route. Train operations on the Lucknow-Kanpur railway line were resumed after remaining disrupted for some time. UNI