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Guwahati : Five coaches and the engine of up New Jalpaiguri Jn passenger train derailed between Mujnai and Madarihat stations of Alipurduar division of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) late last night.The accident occurred as trees fell on tracks, following heavy storm and incessant rain in Dooars and Terai area of North Bengal, an NFR release informed here today.There was no casualty or injury to traveling passengers, it added.The accident occurred around 2215 hrs and relief trains from New Jalpaiguri and New Bongaigaon stations rushed to the site.The NFR release said relief and rescue operations had already been completed.Work of track restoration was going on from both ends and was expected to be completed by 2200 hrs tonight.Several trains passing through the section, including Up Kanchan Kanya express, Dn Kanchan Kanya, Up Sikkim Mahananda express, Dn Sikkim Mahananda express, Up Kamakhya Puri Express, Dn Kamakhya Danapur Capital Express, Dn Dibrugarh Jhajha... Read more...
Express, Kamakhya Jaipur Kaviguru Express and Lokmanya Tilak(T) Kamakhya Karmabhumi Express, have been diverted.Moreover, as many as six local trains running through the section have been cancelled.