KALKA EXPRESS

  • Probe ordered into rolling back of train without engine March 26, 2013

    Jodhpur: The Railways have ordered an inquiry into the incident in which coaches of Guwahati Express with passengers on board had rolled back up to 14 km on tracks from Barmer station without the engine being attached to it. On Sunday, the Guwahati Express, which was scheduled to leave from...
  • 'Engine failure behind Kalka Mail tragedy' July 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Railway Ministry sources tell CNNIBN that engine failure could be the cause of the Kalka Mail accident that killed over 60 people on Sunday. The engine of the Kalka Mail stopped suddenly leading to the accident according to the sources. Malfunction of the undergear of the locomotive could also...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 11, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Malwan villagers help Kalka Mail victims July 11, 2011

    In crisis it's the courage of those from villages near the Kalka Mail accident site that seems to stand out. ...
  • Mukul Roy snubs PM, doesn't visit accident site July 11, 2011

    Kolkata: Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy has snubbed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and refused to visit the accident site in Kamrup district of Assam where an improvised explosive device was used to trigger the blast that led to the derailment of the GuwahatiPuri Express on Sunday night. "I am...
  • Who is to blame for Kalka Mail accident? July 11, 2011

    As death toll mounts in the Kalka Mail accident, angry families demand answers. ...
  • Kalka Mail accident: death toll rises to 67 July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: A special train that was dispatched to carry the injured passengers from the HowrahDelhi Kalka Mail derailment site in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, reached New Delhi on Monday morning, ending the horrific ordeal. Doctors with medical supplies received over 165 passengers on the platform. The Centre has announced...
  • Kalka mishap raises questions on railways safety July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The Kalka Express from Kolkata to Delhi derailed on Sunday afternoon near Fatehpur Malwa railway station in Uttar Pradesh killing 35 people and leaving more than 140 inured. Special teams from the Army and National Disaster Relief Force were brought in to rescue trapped passengers. The Kalka Express travelling...
  • Kalka derailment: Army joins rescue operation July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Joining the rescue operations, Army on Sunday dispatched two columns, one each from Kanpur and Allahabad, with relief assistance troops, medical teams and equipment to the Kalka Mail accident site near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. At least 35 people were killed and...
  • Two trains derailed: Helpline numbers July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: At least 35 people were killed and over 200 injured on Sunday when over dozen coaches of two superfast Express trains got derailed in Uttar Pradesh and Assam, raising concerns once again about the patchy safety record of Indian Railways. Railway authorities have given out a railways helpline number...
  • Govt indifferent to safety of people: BJP July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Attacking the Centre in the wake of the derailment of Kalka Mail, BJP on Sunday accused the government of being indifferent to the safety of people and said the Railway Ministry is "surviving on God's mercy". Claiming that the accident took place as Kalka mail collided with a...
  • Kalka accident: Railways announce compensation July 10, 2011

    Kolkata: Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy on Sunday asked the Railway Board to give compensation of Rs 5 lakh and Rs 1 lakh to families of those killed and injured in the HowrahKalka Express derailment in Uttar Pradesh. "I urged the Railway Board to give compensation of Rs 5...
  • Kalka passengers' family unhappy with Helpline July 10, 2011

    Kolkata: The relatives of passengers aboard the Kalka Mail which derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday said they could not obtain information about their loved ones from the helpline set up at the Howrah railway station. "I spoke to my father at 2 pm and he said he was fine. But...
  • Railways to conduct inquiry into Kalka derailment July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Railways will run two special trains for carrying relatives and friends of HowrahKalka Mail accident victims to the site of the mishap near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. A special train will run from Howrah to Fatepur and another will start from Delhi...
  • Relatives anxious for missing Kalka passengers July 10, 2011

    Arrangements have been made for a special train to carry the relatives of the passengers to the accident site. ...
  • Kalka passengers' relatives to travel to Malwa July 10, 2011

    Kolkata: The Eastern Railways will run a special train from Howrah to take relatives of passengers of Delhibound Kalka Mail which derailed near Malwa in Uttar Pradesh killing at least 35 people and injuring over 100 in the worst train accident this year. "Arrangements have been made for a special train...
  • PM mourns loss of lives in Kalka derailment July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday expressed sorrow at the loss of lives in a rail accident in Uttar Pradesh and directed the Railway Ministry to deploy all available resources in the area for rescue and relief operations. Singh also spoke to the Minister of State for Railways...
  • Kalka Mail derailed in UP, 35 dead July 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Thirty five have been confirmed dead and over 140 injured as the HowrahDelhiKalka Express derailed near Fatehpur Malwa in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place around 12:30 pm. Reports say that 13 bogies have been derailed and more than 100 passengers have been injured. Approximately 1200 people...