5 bogies of Satyagraha Express detach from engine in Bihar, no injuries reported | WATCH
Five bogies of the Satyagraha Express train detached from the engine near Majhaulia station in Bettiah in Bihar. Miraculously, however, all the passengers escaped unscathed and no injuries have been reported.
According to reports, the incident happened at the Muzaffarpur-Narkatiaganj railway section, triggering panic among passengers.
A team of East Central Railway officials immediately rushed to the spot and reattached the separated bogies to the train running from Bihar’s Raxaul district to New Delhi. As per officials, the coupling is used to connect two bogies together malfunctioned resulting in bogies getting separated from the engine.
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A video of the incident is doing the rounds on the internet.
The officials said that no passenger was injured in the incident and a probe has been launched to investigate the malfunction.
Local media reported that the incident took place at around 10 am on Thursday morning and the engine travelled several kilometers after the bogies were detached.
In a similar incident, three bogies of a goods train derailed at the Tankuppa station in Bihar due to which two trains were cancelled and several more had to be diverted in December last year. Railway officials said the accident happened because the brakes on the train got jammed.
No injuries were reported in the mishap.
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