Railway Safety Commissioner to Probe into Mumbai-Bhubaneswar LTT Express Mishap

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Bhubaneswar: The Commissioner of Railway Safety will probe into the derailment of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express near Nergundi railway station in Cuttack, in which over 40 passengers suffered injuries.

Commissioner of Railway Safety, South Eastern Circle Abhai Kumar Rai will hold a statutory inquiry on the incident on January 18 at Officers’ Rest House in Cuttack, situated 50 meters away from Platform No 1 entrance of Cuttack Railway Station, according to reports.

Meanwhile, the East Coast Railway has appealed the people having any information about the accident to provide to the inquiry team.

The Central Railway has also issued five helpline numbers to provide information on the accident.

The helpline numbers are CSMT- 55993 (railway number) and 022-22624040, Dadar- 57390and 022-24114836, LTT- 62606 and 022-25280005, Thane- 61290 and 022-25334840, and Kalyan-63360 and 0251-2311499.

Eight coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed near Cuttack this morning after the train hit a goods train.

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