Train Collision

  • 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...
  • US: 60 hurt as two trains collide in Connecticut 18-05-2013 09:30 AM

    New York: Two passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided during rush hour in southwestern Connecticut, injuring 60 people, five of them critically, and closing the key corridor between New York and Boston. A Metro-North train heading from New Haven to New York City derailed around 6:10 pm on Friday,...
  • Nearly 50 hurt as two trains collide in Connecticut 18-05-2013 07:02 AM

    Nearly 50 people were injured on Friday when two commuter trains collided during evening rush hour near the Connecticut town of Fairfield, shutting down Amtrak service between New York and Boston indefinitely, police and transit officials said. Authorities said there were no reports of fatalities in the accident that occurred...
  • 3 trains collide in US, no casualties reported 07-01-2012 10:39 AM

    In a freak accident in the US, three freight trains crashed in Northwest Indiana on Friday. One of them was ferrying highly flammable material. The accident occured when one of the trains rear-ended another that had stopped on the tracks for unknown reasons. The crash triggered an explosion. Firefighters struggled...
  • 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,...
  • Odisha: Train collision, 2 injured 23-11-2011 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: The Odisha-bound Samaeshwari Express has collided with a goods trains in Jharsuguda on Wednesday. According to reports, 2 passengers have suffered injuries but no casualties have been reported so far. Relief and rescue teams have been rushed to the site and railway officials are already taking stock of...
  • Human error behind Chennai train collision? 14-09-2011 10:33 PM

    Chennai: A human error may have have led to the collision between Chennai Beach-Vellore local and Arakkonam-Katpadi passenger train on Tuesday night near Chennai in which 10 people were killed and 72 injured. Preliminary reports have indicated the driver may have ignored signals and speed restrictions. "The train was going...
  • Human error a major cause of train accidents 14-09-2011 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: A majority of the train accidents that take place in India are due to human error. CNN-IBN has accessed an internal safety report of the Railways which says that 18 of 21 accidents in the last four months took place due to human error. Comptroller and Auditor General...
  • Probe will examine all details: Railway Minister 14-09-2011 03:28 PM

    Sitheri (TN): Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday said investigation into the train collision here which killed nine persons would go into all details to ensure such mishaps do not recur, but said it was "too early to blame anybody". Speaking to reporters after visiting the mishap site and the...
  • Railways cancels about 10 trains 14-09-2011 12:18 PM

    Chennai: The Southern Railway has temporarily cancelled about 10 trains passing through Arakkonam-Katpadi section following last night's train mishap at Sitheri near Arakkonam. According to a statement by Southern Railway on Wednesday, the cancelled trains were Chennai Central-Bangalore Mail, Chennai Central-Erode Yercaud express, Chennai Central-Coimbatore Kovai Express, Coimbatore-Chennai Central Kovai...
  • Driver error behind Chennai train mishap? 14-09-2011 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: Railway authorities claim that the collision between the Chennai Beach-Vellore Cantonment Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) train and the Arakonam-Katpadi passenger train took place due to human error. They blame the EMU driver for overspeeding and skipping red signals before crashing into the stationary Arakonam-Katpadi passenger train near...
  • Rail mishap: Initial probe points to over-speeding 14-09-2011 11:22 AM

    Chennai: Preliminary investigation into the train accident at Sitheri has found that it took place due to over-speeding of the EMU train which rammed into a stationary train, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday said. However, a comprehensive probe would be launched to ascertain if the accident occurred due to...
  • We first thought it was a bomb blast: local 14-09-2011 09:54 AM

    Chitheri, Tamil Nadu: This sleepy village in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district woke up to the sound of a big bang caused by collision of two trains with locals initially mistaking it to a 'bomb blast'. "We all first thought it was a bomb blast. The sound was so deafening. But...
  • TN train accident: track to be cleared by noon 14-09-2011 09:50 AM

    Additional DRM Chennai Usha Venugopal said the priority is recovery efforts and medical attention for injured. ...
  • TN: Railways announce exgratia for train mishap 14-09-2011 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: Railways on Tuesday night announced an exgratia of Rs 5 lakh for the next of the kin of those who were killed in the rail mishap near Chennai. Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Rs 1 lakh would be given to those grievously injured and Rs 25,000 for those...
  • Train mishap near Chennai, 10 dead, 72 injured 14-09-2011 07:22 AM

    New Delhi: In the third major rail mishap in a span of two months, 10 persons were killed and 72 others injured when a passenger train rammed into a stationary train near Arakkonam, derailing five coaches on Tuesday night. Rescue operations are over and work is on to restore the...
  • TN rail mishap: Railways Minister visits the site 14-09-2011 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Terming the train accident at Sitheri station in Tamil Nadu as "very unfortunate" Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday said all efforts will be undertaken to prevent such mishaps in future. At least Ten persons were killed and 72 others injured when a passenger train from Chennai rammed...
  • TN train accident: Rs 5 lakh for family of dead 14-09-2011 01:11 AM

    Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Rs 1 lakh would be given to those grievously injured and Rs 25,000 for those who suffered simple injuries. ...
  • TN train accident victims taken to hospitals: MOS Rlys 14-09-2011 01:04 AM

    KH Muniyappa said that Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi is taking all steps to send relief materials to the accident site. ...
  • 2 trains collide near Chennai, 9 dead 13-09-2011 11:02 PM

    New Delhi: Two trains collided near Arakkonam in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday night resulting in at least eight people being killed and 85 others injured, many of them critically. The tragedy took place when a passenger train was hit from behind by an Electric Multiple Unit (EMU)...
  • Orissa: Goods trains collide, one dead 31-08-2011 09:07 AM

    Bhubaneswar: One person was dead and four injured after two goods trains collided head-on in Orissa's Keonjhar district on Wednesday. The engines of the trains collided near Tigiriapalli village in the mineral-rich district, East Coast Railway chief public relation officer RN Mohapatra said. It was a single line track and...
  • UP: 33 killed as train rams into bus 07-07-2011 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: At least 33 people were and 35 others injured when a train rammed into a bus carrying a marriage party at an unmanned crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Kanshi Ram Nagar on Thursday morning. The accident occurred at around 2.20 AM when the train on its way from Mathura...
  • 90 pc of train mishaps due to overwork: report 01-12-2010 07:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Railways is struggling to get the passenger safety on track. The Anti-Collision Device may have got the green signal but what about other issues. An internal document available with CNN-IBN shows that country's biggest carrier now has to seriously look into the shortage of its staff...
  • 'Work got delayed due to lack of cutting tools' 19-07-2010 12:17 PM

    Rescuers say the two gas cutters, used to cut the metallic remains of the two trains, were not up to the mark. ...
  • Rescue tools not up to the mark: WB DGP 19-07-2010 09:27 AM

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  • Major train accidents in the past 19-07-2010 08:46 AM

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