Train no. 12841 Shalimar-Chennai Coromandal Express & Train no. 12864 Sir M Visvervaraya-Howrah Superfast Express got derailed near Bahanaga Bazar railway station on 02.06.2023.
Many passengers suffered casualties and injuries in the tragic accident. Rescue operations were over and injured were taken to the nearby hospitals. The mortal remains of the deceased victims are being handed over to their family members. As of now 77 bodies of the deceased were identified at Balasore, Soro and Bahanaga Bazar.
Though no compensation is enough to match the sorrow of the grieved families, yet as an Ex Gratia, monetary compensations are being granted to the deceased and injured victims of this tragic incident.
Survivors, family members of the victims can approach Balasore station, hospital or may contact at the helpline numbers of Balasore (8249591559, 7978418322, Rly no. 64810, 9439981999) and claim their Ex gratia Relief by producing valid documents.
At this hour of grief, Railways is trying to extend all hands to help the victims and their family members.
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