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Engine of passenger train derailed at Nayandanahalli railway junction in Bengaluru at 9:30am on Friday. (representational image)ANI/Twitter

Engine of a passenger train heading to Mysuru derailed at Nayandanahalli railway junction in Bengaluru at 9:30am on Friday, according to report.

However, there are reportedly no casualties and the passengers have managed to escape unhurt. 

The railway officials managed to bring the panic situation under control as the staff repaired the engine quickly, Suvankar Biswas, Bengaluru-based public relation officer of the South Western Railway (SWR), told The Times of India.

"The passenger train leaves Bengaluru city railway station at about 9 am and takes four hours to reach Mysuru. Due to the incident, the train was delayed by about 90 minutes. We are investigating into what led to the incident and a related report will be prepared soon," TOI quoted the officer as saying.

The passenger train was brought back on track at 11am on Friday, said the report.