Guwahati: Northeast Frontier Railway has released helpline numbers after the derailment of a Northeast Express train caused the death of 4 people and injured over 100 on Wednesday in Buxar district of Bihar. Buxar district magistrate Anshul Agarwal noted that the death toll is likely to increase.
Six sleeper coaches of the 12506 Northeast Express, running from Anand Vihar Terminal in Delhi to Kamakhya in Assam, derailed near Raghunathpur station in Bihar’s Buxar district on Wednesday, sources said.
The following helpline numbers can be contacted for communication regarding the Northeast Express train derailment:
Barpeta Road:- 9287998173
New Bongaigaon:- 8011167078
Commercial control, Rangiya:- 9957554968
Guwahati:- 03612731621, 22, 23
On his official X handle, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. Praying for the quick recovery of those injured. A relief train has already departed from Raghunathpur for Kamakhya Junction to bring back the stranded passengers of Train 12506.”
As per reports, Pratay Amrut, the Principal Secretary of Disaster Management, mentioned that the injured are being transported to AIIMS, PMCH, IGIMS, while seriously injured passengers are being sent to Banaras and Patna Medical College Hospitals.
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According to railway authorities, senior railway officials of the East Central Railway are present at the accident site along with a medical team.
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