Doon Express

  • Doon Exp fire: 3 families say relatives missing 24-11-2011 11:44 PM

    Dhanbad: Three families on Thursday reported the Railways authorities that their relatives, who travelled in the AC coaches of Doon Express that caught fire on Tuesday, have not returned home. "Three families have approached us saying their relatives, who had travelled by that train had not returned home," Divisional Rail...
  • Three train mishaps in 24 hours, over 20 injured 23-11-2011 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: The country has seen three train accidents in less than 24 hours in which atleast seven people have been killed and over 22 others injured. While the first tragedy took place on Tuesday in which seven people were killed in a fire on the Howrah-Dehradun Express in Jharkhand,...
  • Doon Exp fire: A journey ends in tragedy for many 22-11-2011 10:02 PM

    Giridih: Seven people were killed when a fire broke out on the Howrah-Dehradun Doon Express early Tuesday morning in Jharkhand destroying two bogies of the train - B1 and B2. A journey to see his family ended in tragedy for Vijay Thakur. Thakur's 5-year-old daughter lost her life in the...
  • Shaukat loses daughter in Doon Express fire 22-11-2011 07:36 PM

    Dhanbad: It will take Shaukat Ali a long time to overcome the grief of losing his daughter in the early morning inferno in Doon Express near Parasnath in Jharkhand on Tuesday. His eight-year-old daughter Mahjuvi Ali Akhtar was identified as one of the seven charred to death in the fire...
  • Doon Express fire: Railways announces compensation 22-11-2011 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Tuesday condoled the loss of lives in the fire mishap in the Howrah-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to the next of kin of those killed. All other passengers in the affected B-1 and B-2 AC coaches will get...
  • Howrah-Doon Express fire: death toll up to 7 22-11-2011 09:03 AM

    Giridih (Jharkhand): Seven passengers, including an Australian woman, were charred to death when a fire broke out in two AC coaches of the Howrah-Dehradun Express in the district early on Tuesday, with the Railway Minister stating that involvement of 'miscreants' cannot be ruled out. Three other Australian women passengers suffered...