Train Accidents

  • Train gets derailed in Assam, over 50 injured 16-04-2014 08:00 AM

    Guwahati: Over 50 passengers were injured, 19 of them seriously, when the engine and 10 coaches of the Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express derailed at Teghiria in central Assam in the wee hours today. The derailment damaged 100 mts of railway line leading to cancellation of eight trains on the route. The...
  • Mathura: One person killed as train derails, six injured 11-04-2014 08:42 PM

    One person was killed while six others were injured when two coaches of a Mathura bound train derailed here between Maura and Goverdhan stations, on Friday. The last two coaches of Alwar Mathura Passenger train derailed and were dragged for about one km before the train came to a halt,...
  • UP: Two trains collide in Sonbhadra; 2 feared dead, five injured 03-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Sonbhadra: In a rear-end collision, two trains collided in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra in the wee hours of Thursday leaving at least two dead and five others injured. The trains involved in the accident were Katni Passenger train and Varanasi-Shaktinagar Intercity Express. The incident took place near Obra in UP. "The...
  • Mumbai train accident: One dead, three injured 20-03-2014 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: One person died while three others were injured when the coupling between the bogies of a local train broke in Mumbai on Thursday. The incident happened between the Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More...
  • Train rams into car at unmanned crossing; 15-yr-old boy killed 19-03-2014 05:42 PM

    A 15-year-old boy was killed while his parents and elder brother were injured when a train engine rammed into a car at an unmanned railway crossing near Agra, police said on Wednesday. The mishap occurred last night at Prabhatnagar Railway Crossing, a few kilometres from Agra, when Lajjaram, a chauffeur,...
  • Three elephants die after being hit by a train in Assam 27-02-2014 06:44 PM

    Guwahati: Three elephants were killed when they were hit by a local passenger train in upper Assam's Jorhat district. The elephants were killed when the Guwahati-Tinsukia Intercity Express hit them as they were crossing the railway track at Venuguri village near Moriani railway station in a herd. The elephants were...
  • Hajipur railway station vandalised by mob after train runs over a man 24-02-2014 03:50 PM

    Irked by the death of a man after a train hit him, a mob on Monday vandalised the Hajipur Junction railway station, police said. Mohammad Naem Kadri (50) was killed when a train dashed against him as he was crossing the track at the station. Soon after, a mob started...
  • Two die as speeding train rams into car 10-02-2014 09:08 PM

    Two persons were killedwhen a speeding train hit their car at an unmanned railway crossing in Khairabad area in Sitapur, police said on Monday. Shiv Kumar Verma and Anand Singh, both occupants of the car, were killed when the Bareilly-Aishbagh passenger train rammed into their vehicle last evening. Both were...
  • Seven killed as train rams into car at unmanned railway crossing in Rampur 07-02-2014 05:25 PM

    Seven members of a family were killed on Friday when a train rammed into their vehicle at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said. The family of 11 was headed to attend a marriage at Sitarganj in Rampur district, over 300 km from Lucknow, when their...
  • Train collides with truck, engine damaged 06-02-2014 05:50 PM

    A train engine was damaged on Thursday after it collided with a truck at an unmanned railway crossing between Bagaha and Narkatiyaganj stations in West Champaran district in Bagaha. The train's engine was damaged but no injuries or casualties were reported, Railway Protection Force (RPF) Inspector Arun Kumar Jha said....
  • Foot over-bridge falls over Amrapali Express 04-02-2014 10:01 AM

    Samastipur: A portion of a foot over-bridge on Monday fell over bogies of Katihar-bound Amrapali Express on Samastipur, but there was no report of any casualty. The Amritsar-Katihar Amrapali Express moving at slow speed hit an engine going to yard following which three bogies of the Express train derailed and...
  • Railway Minister takes steps to prevent fire incidents on trains 21-01-2014 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of two fire mishaps on trains, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday directed audit of each passenger rake and ensuring of best quality fire retardant material as part of preventive measures. Reviewing safety measures of the railways, he asked the General Managers to take all...
  • 3 killed as Chhapra Mathura Express train rams into a truck in Chaubepur 16-01-2014 02:56 PM

    Three persons were killed at an unmanned railway crossing in Chaubepur when a container truck in which they were travelling was hit by a train, police said on Thursday. "The incident took place on Wednesday evening when the container truck while crossing the railway track was hit by Chhapra Mathura...
  • Dehradun express fire: Railways announce ex-gratia 08-01-2014 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of passengers in the fire mishap on board the Mumbai-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the next of kin of those killed. "The Railway Minister has expressed deep grief over the...
  • Dehradun Express catches fire in Thane, nine dead; passengers rescued 08-01-2014 07:46 AM

    Mumbai: Nine people have died as a fire broke out on the Dehradun Express around 2.30 am on Wednesday morning. The fire was contained to three coaches, which caught fire near Dahanu Road station in Thane when the train was on its way from Bandra to Dehradun. The Railway authorities...
  • Two die as metro train derails in New York 01-12-2013 07:32 PM

    Police and witnesses say a Metro-North passenger train has derailed in New York City. At least two persons have been killed in the accident. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed on Sunday morning near the Spuyten Duyvil station. Photos taken of the accident scene show eight cars derailed....
  • WB: Train blocked by herd of elephants after it mows down 6 of them 14-11-2013 08:25 AM

    Kolkata: The Guwahati Kavi Guru Express rammed into a herd of 50 to 60 elephants, killing six and seriously injuring three others while passing through an elephant corridor in Dooars forest area. The incident happened at Jalpaiguri in West Bengal. The herd has now blocked the train from moving. A...
  • AP: 9 die, 2 injured as train runs over them near Vizianagaram 02-11-2013 08:50 PM

    Vizianagaram: Nine people were killed and two injured after the Rajgarh Express ran over them near Vizianagaram railway station in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. East Coast Railway, CPRO, JP Mishra said, "The incident happened near Gotlam station close to Vizianagaram. The passenegers of Alleppey-Dhanbad Express train pulled the chain and...
  • Danapur-Khamakhya express derails near Patna Sahib station; no casualty 16-10-2013 12:26 PM

    Patna: Eleven coaches of an express train heading to Assam derailed near Patna Sahib station under Danapur division of East Central Railway zone last night, but no casualty was reported. The coaches of the Danapur-Khamakhya Capital Express train derailed at about 11:58 PM, ECR spokesman U K Jha said on...
  • Capital Express train gets derailed in Bihar; no casualties 16-10-2013 11:09 AM

    Eleven coaches of an express train heading to Assam derailed near Patna Sahib station under Danapur division of East Central Railway zone on Tuesday night, but no casualty was reported. The coaches of the Danapur-Khamakhya Capital Express train derailed at about 11:58 pm, ECR spokesman UK Jha said on Wednesday....
  • Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express catches fire, no injury reported 15-10-2013 09:17 AM

    New Delhi: The pantry car of the Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire on Tuesday morning. No injuries have been reported in the incident. The fire has now been brought under control even as the rail traffic on the Dibrugarh-Delhi route was affected. At around 4.30 AM, a fire broke out...
  • Bihar train tragedy: MoS Railways admits to lack of co-ordination 20-08-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday admitted to lack of co-ordination between the railway authorities and the state administration that led to the death of 28 people in Bihar. twenty eight people dies and 9 others were injured, most of them were pilgrims, when...
  • Bihar: Man loses 5 family members in Rajya Rani train tragedy 20-08-2013 08:48 AM

    Khagaria: The Rajya Rani Express spelled tragedy for many families on Monday and one man, Raju Yadav, lost five relatives in the accident. His ageing parents, his young daughter, son and nephew, all died after being run over by the speeding Rajya Rani express in Khagaria. "I have lost my...
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  • Bihar train horror: Could the accident have been avoided? 19-08-2013 10:12 PM

    In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi said if we won't mordenise the Railways, then there will be more frequent accidents. ...
  • News 360: Rajya Rani Express runs over pilgrims near Saharsa, death toll rises to 28 19-08-2013 08:57 PM

    At least 28 people died as the Rajya Rani Express ran over them at the Dhamara station near Saharsa in Bihar on Monday morning. The death toll is expected to rise as over 40 other people were reported to be injured. ...
  • Bihar train mishap: Rajya Sabha MPs demand Rail Minister's statement 19-08-2013 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: There was uproar in the Rajya Sabha over the train mishap in Bihar that has left at least 37 people dead as the Rajya Rani Express ran over them. The issue was raised in the House with the Opposition demanding a statement by the Railways Minister. Congress leader...
  • Bihar: 28 dead as Rajya Rani train runs over many, CM assures probe 19-08-2013 03:13 PM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday assured a probe into the train tragedy in which many people were run over by the Rajya Rani Express at the Dhamara railway station near Saharsa. At least 28 people are reported to have been killed in the mishap. "The state government...
  • Nitish Kumar mourns loss of lives in Dhamara Ghat train tragedy 19-08-2013 02:59 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday expressed grief over the train accident in which 35 people, mostly pilgrims, have died and scores of others injured in Bihar's Khagria district. As soon as the Chief Minister got information about the train accident at Dharmara Ghat station on Saharsa-Mansi sections under...
  • Bihar: Rajya Rani Express runs over many, 35 dead; locals burn trains 19-08-2013 12:34 PM

    Patna: The death toll reached 35 as the Rajya Rani Express ran over many people at the Dhamara station near Saharsa in Bihar on Monday morning. Over 40 others injured in the accident have been taken to a hospital. Meanwhile, the driver of the train has been critically injured after...