Passenger train derails in China

One coach of a passenger train derailed between cities of Changyang and Yichang in central China`s Hubei Province this morning, local railways authorities said.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 12, 2014, 12:19 PM IST

Beijing: One coach of a passenger train derailed between cities of Changyang and Yichang in central China`s Hubei Province this morning, local railways authorities said.

No casualties were reported. All passengers have been evacuated, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

One compartment of the train en route from Chengdu, capital of southwest China`s Sichuan Province, to Changsha, capital of central China`s Hunan Province, ran off the line at about 7:10 a.M. Local time, it said.

Railway authorities have launched an emergency response to the accident.
Cause of the accident is being investigated.