Six people died on Sunday after nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express derailed in Vaishali district of Bihar, railway officials said.
The accident took place at 3:58 am in Sahadai Buzurg.
One general coach, one AC coach B3, three sleeper coaches -S8, S9, S10, and four more coaches have derailed, said East Central Railway spokesperson Rajesh Kumar.
The Railways has said that six people have died in the train accident.
The 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express was running at full speed when the accident occurred, the officials said.
A team of doctors has rushed to the accident site from Sonpur and Barauni. An accident relief train has also moved for carrying out relief and rescue operations.