Six coaches of empty rake derailed in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh between Damora and Duggan station on Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section on late Wednesday night.
No injuries were reported so far.
After the incident, the downline between Moradabad and Bareilly Junction was diverted via Moradabad-Chandausi-Bareilly route.
According to the reports, the incident blocked the railway line which led to a delay of numerous other trains. Over 17 trains are expected to be affected by derailment.
The railways set up a guideline after the incident in accordance to which proper proclamations are being made at all major stations.