The engine of Seshadri Express coming from Bangalore (Train No.17209), got derailed at Vijayawada Railway station, in the wee hours of Wednesday.
All the passengers in the train are safe. The reasons for the derailment is being probed, said the South Central Railway authorities.
The incident happened at around 2.40 a.m. near Parcel Office, when the train going from Bangalore to Kakinada, and entering the platform here.
The railway officials rushed to the spot and monitored the situation.CancelledThe SCR officials cancelled Vijayawada-Guntur Passenger Train No.77221, scheduled to leave Vijayawada station at 6.15 a.m. due to the mishap.The workers took up repairs and restored the damaged tracks.
Except for the passenger train no trains were diverted or cancelled and are running as per schedule, said the officials.