TRAIN ACCIDENTS

  • 3 railway officials suspended for negligence after accident kills 21 at Samera crossing August 19, 2014

    Three railway officials were suspended on Tuesday for negligence of duty a day after 21 people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar, officials said. Eight children and six women were among those killed in the accident. Two...
  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • Medak: Two years and 16 deaths to install gates at unmanned railway crossing July 27, 2014

    Medak: It is a double tragedy for a family in Medak where Neeraja and Veera Babu's 9yearold daughter and 7yearold son were on the school bus which was hit by a speeding train killing 16 school children. For a while there was a glimmer of hope as the family were...
  • Telangana: 17 students killed as bus hits train at an unmanned crossing July 24, 2014

    At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak....
  • Telangana: Train hits school bus in Medak, at least 17 children killed July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The injured have been admitted...
  • CM hints at Naxal hand in rail track blast, sets up a highlevel probe committee July 23, 2014

    Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express. Chief Minister Jitam Ram Manjhi said the government has constituted a high level committee to inquire into the matter. He hinted...
  • Rajdhani accident: Can the Modi government bring railways back on track? June 25, 2014

    Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60 km...
  • Dibrugarh Rajdhani mishap: Railways issues list of dead, injured passengers June 25, 2014

    Guwahati: The four passengers, including three women, killed and 18 others injured when the 12236 New DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed between Chhapra Kacheri and Goldenganj stations in Bihar have been identified, a Railway official said on Wednesday. As per the list of dead and injured passengers received from East Central Railway,...
  • Gowda visits Rajdhani mishap site, MHA rules out Maoist involvement in the derailment June 25, 2014

    Patna: Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda visited the site where the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express got derailed on Wednesday. While Home Minister Rajnath Singh ruled out the possibility of sabotage by the Naxals, Gowda said that a probe into the accident was on. "It looks something has gone wrong, but we will comment...
  • Rajdhani mishap: MHA says too early to call it Maoist attack, seeks report June 25, 2014

    Patna: Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60...
  • DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani derailment: List of the dead and injured June 25, 2014

    Four people died and nine were injured after the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express got derailed at Golden Ganj near Chhapra in Bihar. According to the Railways, five out of 12 bogies of the train capsized while the remaining seven have derailed. Following is the list of those who've died and have...
  • Lalu Prasad hits out at the Modi government over DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani derailment June 25, 2014

    Patna: The political blame game over the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailment has begun with Former Railway Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad slamming the Narendra Modi government for not taking any precautions. "This is gross negligence. From the day this government took oath, there have been accidents across the country....
  • The area is Naxal affected, but no confirmation on the cause of train derailment: Rudy June 25, 2014

    The DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express got derailed on Wednesday, leaving four people dead and eight injured. The accident took place at Golden Ganj near Chhapra in Bihar. Chhapra MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that while a sabotage by the Naxals is not being ruled out, one must for the investigation to...
  • DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express gets derailed in Bihar, four dead June 25, 2014

    Chhapra: In yet another train accident in the past few months, the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express got derailed, leaving four people dead and eight injured. The accident took place at Golden Ganj near Chhapra in Bihar. According to the Railways, five out of 12 bogies of the train capsized while the remaining...
  • Train hits jeep at unmanned crossing, 11 killed June 8, 2014

    Eleven persons, including four children, were killed and two others injured as a speeding goods train hit a jeep carrying members of a marriage party at an unmanned crossing in Bihar's West Champaran district, a police official said on Sunday. The mishap occurred last evening when the jeep carrying 13 members...
  • Faridabad: One bogie of Punjab Mail gets derailed, no injury reported June 3, 2014

    Faridabad: One bogie of the Punjab Mail got derailed near Faridabad on Tuesday morning. No injury was reported in the incident. The train was going from Ferozepur in Punjab to Mumbai in Maharashtra. More details of the incident are awaited. ...
  • Gorakhdham Express mishap: Death toll rises to 28, probe to begin tomorrow May 28, 2014

    The toll in two trains' collision in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar district has risen to 28 and a probe into the accident will begin on Thursday. Chief Commissioner of Safety (Railways) Prabhat Kumar Bajpayi would be arriving at the site of Gorakhdham Expressgoods train collision in Sant Kabir Nagar Thursday...
  • Kerala: Photo session on a railway track ends in tragedy May 22, 2014

    Thrissur: A photo session by some youth on a railway track near Thrissur ended in tragedy when one of them was fatally knocked down by a speeding train. A 16yearold student was killed after he was hit by a running train at Ollur on Wednesday while one of his friends...
  • Six people die, four injured as train rams into a truck May 19, 2014

    Six people were killed and four others were injured when a train rammed into a truck at an unmanned railway crossing in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district on Monday. According to police, the accident took place at Kapasan area in the district, some 250 km from Jaipur, in the morning. "BandraUdaipur Superfast train was...
  • DivaSawantwadi Express train derailment: Death toll rises to 21 May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The death toll in the DivaSawantwadi passenger train accident on Sunday has risen to 21 while 128 others have been injured. The DivaSawantwadi passenger train got derailed near Nagothane in the Raigad district of Maharashtra on Sunday. The damaged bogeys were cleared from the tracks on Monday morning and services...
  • Two killed as goods train runs over them April 28, 2014

    A man and his nephew were killed when a goods train ran over them near Rajhara station in Palamu district under Dhanbad division of East Central Railway on Monday, Government Railway Police sources said. The victims Gorakh Bhuiyan and his nephew alongwith others were returning to Mahuachand village in Bisrampur block...
  • Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express engine derails at Kiul April 24, 2014

    The engine of the Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express jumped off the tracks at Kiul junction in Lakhisarai district on Thursday, railway sources said. The derailment took place when the train's diesel engine was replaced with an electric one for the journey to Delhi, the sources said. There was no report of any...
  • Train gets derailed in Assam, over 50 injured April 16, 2014

    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 Dibrugarh-New...
  • Mathura: One person killed as train derails, six injured April 11, 2014

    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, according...
  • UP: Two trains collide in Sonbhadra; 2 feared dead, five injured April 3, 2014

    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 March 20, 2014

    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 details are...
  • Train rams into car at unmanned crossing; 15-yr-old boy killed March 19, 2014

    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, was...
  • Three elephants die after being hit by a train in Assam February 27, 2014

    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 February 24, 2014

    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 pelting...
  • Two die as speeding train rams into car February 10, 2014

    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 BareillyAishbagh passenger train rammed into their vehicle last evening. Both were aged 40...