Railway Station

  • Bombay HC disposes petition in Priti Rathi acid attack case 07-04-2014 05:56 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Monday disposed of a petition filed by the father of 24-year-old Priti Rathi, who was killed in an acid attack case last year, seeking CBI probe, after it was informed that the accused person has been arrested and chargesheeted. The High Court had earlier directed...
  • 'Alert' railway staff helps avert major mishap on Ahmedabad-bound Rajdhani train 07-04-2014 08:08 AM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • EC to mount a vigil for cash, liquor at railway stations 14-03-2014 11:58 PM

    The Election Commission (EC) on Friday said a strict vigil will be maintained at railway stations in Bihar to watch movement of cash, liquor, gold and any other undesirable items in the run up to the elections. This is being done with an intention to monitor poll-related expenditure during the...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes 13-03-2014 02:08 PM

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and...
  • 27 dead in knife attack at southwestern China train station 01-03-2014 10:49 PM

    Beijing: China's official Xinhua News Agency says at least 27 people are dead and 109 injured after a group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China. Xinhua did not provide more details about the Saturday evening attack at the Kunming Railway Station in Yunnan province, and the...
  • 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...
  • 8 passengers beaten up after argument over occupying seat turns ugly 12-02-2014 01:09 PM

    Eight persons were allegedly beaten up and injured by some unidentified persons in a moving train after an argument erupted between them over occupying the seats in neighbouring Meerut district. Police said the incident occurred on Tuesday in Delhi-Ambala passenger train when Rashid and his family were returning home in...
  • Bihar: Railway foot overbridge falls on Amrapali Express, 2 injured 03-02-2014 08:38 PM

    Samastipur: Two people were injured after a railway foot overbridge fell on Amrapali Express at Samastipur station in Bihar on Monday evening. As per initial reports many more people are feared to be injured in the incident. Senior officers have rushed to the spot and are monitoring the situation. (More...
  • France, Britain ask citizens to be careful travelling to India 18-01-2014 01:03 AM

    France and Britain on Friday issued travel advisories asking their citizens to be careful while travelling to India in the wake of the alleged gangrape of a Danish women in the national capital. "Women travellers should exercise caution when travelling in India even if they are travelling in a group,"...
  • Two including a UP resident arrested in Danish tourist gangrape case 16-01-2014 10:05 AM

    Two persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with alleged gangrape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist at knife-point near New Delhi railway station in the heart of the national capital. "The two arrested persons have been identified as Mahender alias Ganja (25), a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district and...
  • Heavy fog envelops Delhi, IGI airport temporarily shut, train traffic hit 06-01-2014 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: Thick fog continues to hit air and rail traffic in Delhi. As dense fog enveloped the national capital early Monday morning, Indira Gandhi International Airport was forced to shut down temporarily. While air travellers remained stranded at the airport, similar was the scene at major railway stations as...
  • Wheelchair facility introduced at Jodhpur railway station 03-01-2014 09:39 PM

    The Jodhpur Division of North-Western Railway on Friday introduced wheelchair facility for the disabled passengers at Jodhpur railway station. Divisional Railway Manager Rajeev Sharma dedicated this service, and said, "This is for the first time that a service like this has been introduced at any railway station in the country....
  • BJP disrupts Bihar Assembly, wants CBI probe in Patna serial blasts 12-12-2013 03:33 PM

    The Bihar assembly proceedings were disrupted on Thursday by the opposition BJP which demanded CBI probe into the Patna serial blasts ahead of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally on October 27. The assembly was adjourned till 2.30 pm after the ruckus in the morning. Bharatiya Janata Party leader...
  • Hooligans assault woman athlete at Jehanabad railway station 27-11-2013 11:40 PM

    A woman athlete was assaulted by some youths in Jehanabad railway station premises late this evening after she resisted harassment attempts, police said. Superintendent of Police Shyali Dhurat said the woman athlete Ashwani Raj was returning home inJehanabadfrom Gaya after attending a training programme when 3-4 youths, who also alighted...
  • Three killed at Old Delhi railway station yard 26-11-2013 03:30 PM

    Three people were killed when a wall in the Old Delhi railway station yard collapsed following derailment of a goods train wagon on early Tuesday, a railway spokesperson said. The victims sustained grievous injuries in the incident that occurred while a goods train was shunting in the railway yard past...
  • Maharashtra: 4 people killed as train runs over them in Thane 03-11-2013 03:25 PM

    Mumbai: Four people were killed on Sunday after being hit by a speeding Kolhapur-bound long distance train between Thakurli and Kalyan railway station in the neighbouring Thane district, police said. Jaychand Gangaram (53), Dattaray Devaji (56), Pandurang Kashinath (53) and Hari Nana (58) were busy conducting maintenance work on the...
  • 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...
  • Crude bomb explodes at Patna railway station, one injured 27-10-2013 11:07 AM

    Patna: A crude bomb exploded at Patna railway station on Sunday. One person has been injured in the incident The injured has been taken to Patna medical hospital. Senior officials say that the situation has been brought under control. This comes ahead of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's Hunkaar...
  • LeT issues threat to blow up Haridwar railway station 03-10-2013 03:47 PM

    Haridwar: A letter purportedly by terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba has threatened to blow up Haridwar railway station and temples which abound in the city on December 29, police said on Friday. In the letter to Haridwar Railway Station Superintendent Gopal Krishna Das, a man introducing himself as LeT Area Commander Karim...
  • 21-year-old student commits suicide on being scolded over poor performance in CA exam 03-10-2013 01:50 PM

    A 21-year-old CA student committed suicide in front of his parents by laying on a railway track minutes before a train arrived in Kavinagar area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. "Rahul took the extreme step on Wednesday after being scolded by his parents over poor performance in exams," they...
  • Mumbai: Two men thrashed for allegedly molesting girls in Bandra 01-10-2013 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: Two men were beaten up a group of men and women for allegedly molesting girls at Mumbai's Bandra Railway station. The Bandra Government Railway Police also arrested the duo on Monday night . The men had been stalking a girl since September 27. They had even used obscene language...
  • Railway spokesman, journalist, targeted by pickpockets 28-09-2013 12:07 AM

    A spokesman for the railways faced an embarrassing situation, on Friday, when he found that his pocket had been picked while he was at a function to flag off a new train. Not only the spokesman, but several others, including a journalist, also became targets of the unidentified pickpocket(s) during...
  • Four-storey building collapses in Thane, two feared trapped 21-09-2013 08:38 AM

    Mumbai: A four-storey building on Saturday collapsed in Maharashtra's Thane city. Two people are feared trapped inside the building. The building is situated just next to the Mumbra railway station. Thane's Commissioner has, however, said that the building was around 8-12 years old and the residents of the building were...
  • Mumbai: CBI stenographer arrested for molesting woman doctor on train 13-09-2013 03:51 PM

    A 21-year-old stenographer with the CBI, in Navi Mumbai was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a female doctor while she was asleep in a Mumbai-bound Express train, railway police said. Chandraprakash Malkhan Singh, was arrested after he was brought to Mumbai Central Government Railway Police (GRP) station on Friday...
  • Jaipur-Jodhpur superfast train to start operations from Wednesday 21-08-2013 01:37 AM

    A new superfast special train between Jaipur and Jodhpur via Phulera would commence its first journey from railway station in Jaipur on Wednesday morning. The train with 15 coaches, including AC and non-ac chair cars, will leave at 6 am and reach Jodhpur at 10:30 am, a NWR spokesman said....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...