COROMANDEL EXPRESS

  • 'Railways indifferent to animal deaths by trains' January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Tuesday accused the Railway Ministry of remaining "indifferent" to the death of wild animals particularly elephants caused by speeding trains. In a letter to Railway Minister Pawan Bansal, Natarajan said, "Despite repeated pleas, railway authorities remain indifferent to the death of wild animals particularly...
  • Odisha: Chennaibound train mows down 6 elephants December 30, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: At least six elephants were killed after being hit by a train in Odisha's Ganjam district early on Sunday, officials said. The Chennaibound Coromandel Express hit a herd of elephants between Rambha and Huma stations, about 150 km from Bhubaneswar. A senior official of the East Coast Railway told IANS...
  • Probe ordered into Coromandel Express mishap February 14, 2009

    Bhubaneshwar/ Kolkata: Relief and rescue operations are continuing at the site where 14 bogies of HowrahChennai Coromandel Superfast Express derailed on Friday night. East Coast Railways Chief Public Relations Officer JP Mishra said that rescue operations are still on and some stranded passengers have been sent to Chennai while other...
  • Orissa train mishap ruins Lalu's Railway Budget February 14, 2009

    Jajpur (Orissa): At least 15 people were killed and more than 140 injured when the Coramandal Superfast Express from Howrah to Chennai derailed on Friday night at about 2000 hrs IST as it was about to enter the Jajpur Road station in Orissa. Fourteen bogies of the train derailed leading to...
  • Train derails near Orissa town; 15 dead, 100 injured February 13, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: At least 15 passengers were killed and 100 injured when a train derailed near Jajpur Road railway station in Orissa on Friday evening. As many as 14 bogies of the Coromandel Express, which was travelling from Howrah to Chennai, slipped off track. East Coast Railway chief public relation officer J P...