As many as 19 bogies of a goods train were derailed near Hardoi district of Uttar Pradesh resulting in disruption of movement of Lucknow Delhi rail route via Moradabad.
The accident happened at around 5:00 this evening when a goods train coming from Lucknow derailed near Baghaoli railway station.
Derailing of the bogies loaded with coal, damaged both up and down tracks badly, due to which several trains have been stranded at various stations.
DRM of Moradabad division Anil Kumar Singhal told AIR that efforts are on to clear the tracks and resume the rail operation which will take around 8 to 10 hours.
He said that it is a matter of Investigation that how the accident took place. Meanwhile, Railway administration is trying to pass trains through other routes.