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West Bengal: Freight train collides with train, overturns several bogies; Helpline number announced

Nita Yadav

By Nita Yadav

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Train accident in West Bengal’s Darjeeling

The death toll in the Kanchenjunga Express train accident in West Bengal’s Darjeeling has risen to 5. More than 30 are said to be injured. Teams of NDRF and SDRF are engaged in rescue operations at the spot. Meanwhile, Railways has issued a helpline number to help passengers.

The accident took place when the Kanchenjunga Express train was standing near Rangpani station. Meanwhile, a freight train came on the same track and hit the Kanchenjunga Express train hard from behind. Three bogies of the Kanchenjunga Express train have been completely damaged in this accident. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has expressed grief over this tragedy. Also, the officials have been asked to carry out rescue operations on war footing. The place where the accident took place is just 7 km away from New Jalpaiguri.

According to railway officials, most of the passengers traveling in the Kanchenjunga Express train are from Bihar, Bengal and Assam. Keeping this in mind, a helpline number has been issued, so that the injured passengers can get immediate help and their families can get information about every update.

Helpline number announced

Sealda Help Desk Number:-

  • 033-23508794
  • 033-23833326

Guwahati Help Desk Number:-

  • 03612731621
  • 03612731622
  • 03612731623

Lumding Help Desk No

  • 03674263958
  • 03674263831
  • 03674263120
  • 03674263126
  • 03674263858

KATIHAR HELP DESK NO

  • 6287801805
  • 09002041952
  • 9771441956

NEW BONGAIGAON STATION HELP DESK NO

  • 9435021417
  • 9287998179
  • Aluabari Road Help Desk Number- 8170034235
  • Kishanganj Help Desk Number- 7542028020 & 06456-226795
  • Dalkhola Help Desk Number- 8170034228
  • Barsoi Help Desk Number- 7541806358
  • SAMSI Help Desk Number- 03513-265690, 03513- 265692
Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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