"The Northern Railways has issued helpline numbers to help passengers and their relatives and give them necessary information," Public Relations Officer, NR, Vikram Singh said.
In Varanasi, the helpline number is 0542-2503814, the Lucknow number is 9794830975, 9794830973, Prataparh - 05342 220492 and Raebareli - 0535 2213154, he said.
Due to the accident, 13 trains on the route were diverted, a railway official said.
Meanwhile, besides Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, state BJP Chief Mahendra Nath Pandey, state Congress President Raj Babbar state ministers and several others have also expressed their condolence over the loss of live in the derailment.
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