Railway Track

  • Two killed while crossing railway tracks, 1-year-old baby survives 21 hours 37 minutes ago

    Two women and a child were run over by a power wagon while they were trying to cross rail tracks at a level crossing near Salamatpur, about 30 km from in Raisen, police said on Sunday. They said the women, along with a one-year old child, were trying to cross the...
  • Police trace body of teenage girl on railway tracks in Ghaziabad May 3, 2014

    Police on Saturday found body of a teenage girl on railway tracks in Sinhanigate area in Ghaziabad, an official said. The body is yet to be identified, Sinhanigate police station House Officer Yatendra Punia said, adding police reached the spot after being informed by passersby. Punia did not deny a foul play...
  • Police recover three unidentified bodies lying on railway tracks March 18, 2014

    Three bodies were recovered on Tuesday from railway tracks near Kamarpur halt in Buxar district of Bihar, the police said. Acting on information by local people, the police recovered the bodies of three unidentified men lying near the railway line, the police said. A probe was on to find out the identity...
  • Missing boy's body found at railway tracks in Delhi February 22, 2014

    The body of a boy who went missing two days back, was found lying at the railway tracks in Sarai Rohela area of Delhi on Wednesday. Sixteen-year-old Sachin, son of Rajveer Singh, a resident of Bhitaila Nagoda in Mathura, had gone missing on Wednesday after he had started for school, DSP...
  • 35-year-old factory worker dies while crossing railway track January 4, 2014

    A factory worker died while crossing a railway track after being hit by a train in Kanpur, the police said on Saturday. Vinod Kushwaha (35), a resident of Dulbhug village used to work at a private factory in Raniya. On Friday evening, he was crossing the railway track when he was hit by the train, following...
  • 19-year-old IIT-Kanpur student's body found near railway track January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur was found dead alongside the railway track with head injuries in the wee hours of Wednesday. G Saikumar Reddy, hailing from Prakasham district of Andhra Pradesh, was a second year Materials Science and Engineering student. The autopsy report said that...
  • Thane: Boy tied to railway tracks by cousins, escapes death as train is delayed October 9, 2013

    A boy, tied up and left to die on railway tracks in a Maharashtra town, Thane escaped death as the train supposed to run him over was delayed by 10 minutes. Pradip Yadav, 20, was the victim of murder conspiracy of his cousins who tried to kill him by tying him...
  • 21-year-old student commits suicide on being scolded over poor performance in CA exam October 3, 2013

    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 said. According...
  • 30-year-old woman attempts suicide by jumping before a metro August 20, 2013

    A woman allegedly attempted commit suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Janakpuri West Metro station in Delhi on Monday. According to the police, the 30-year-old woman, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was left critically injured after she jumped in front of the metro at...
  • TN: 2nd autopsy report of Dalit youth to be submitted in court today July 15, 2013

    Dharmapuri (TN): The second autopsy report of Dalit youth E Ilavarasan, whose death is shrouded in mystery, will be submitted in the Madras High Court today. The high court ordered a second autopsy after the family alleged foul play in Ilavarasan's death. A three-member team of doctors from All India Institute...
  • AIIMS doctors perform second autopsy on Ilavarasan's body July 14, 2013

    Dharmapuri (TN): A three-member team of doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday performed the second autopsy on the body of Dalit youth E Ilavarasan, whose death is shrouded in mystery. The second post-mortem was held under directions from the Madras High Court. "We have throughly examined the...
  • School uses red coloured uniform to save students from trains April 17, 2013

    Ranchi: A school near Jharkhand's capital Ranchi has changed its uniform's colour from sky blue to red to ensure that the children are not crushed by a train when they cross the railway tracks while going to or returning from the school. The residents of Angada also say that now...
  • Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar to enforce strike April 7, 2013

    Patna: Maoists on Saturday blew up a railway track in Bihar to enforce a two-day strike called by them to protest against the killing of their cadres in Jharkhand, railway police said. Ten Maoists were killed in a gun battle with the Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC), a rival splinter group...
  • Lovers found dead on railway track in Gurgaon March 12, 2013

    Gurgaon: Two lovers, missing from their houses since the day before, were found dead on a railway track in Gurgaon on Monday, police said. Balwant, 28, a cooking gas agency employee based in Ashok Vihar, and Class 9 student Kavita, 16, who lived with her family in Chakkarpur in new Gurgaon,...
  • Tattoo artist death: Train driver says he hit a man September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi tattoo artist death case took an unusual twist on Monday after a train driver admitting hitting a man on railway tracks near the same spot on the same date at the same time when Paras Bhasin reportedly died near the railway tracks. The train driver's statement now...
  • Tattoo artist's family blames in-laws for murder September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The family of the Delhi-based tattoo artist Paras Bhasin, whose mutilated body was found by the police near railway tracks in Ganesh Nagar in East Delhi on Monday morning, has alleged in its FIR that Bhasin was under constant threat from his in-laws and that his wife was...
  • Kerala pipe bomb: Second plotter held August 28, 2012

    Kottayam: The Piravom pipe bomb probe reached a successful culmination on Monday with the arrest of Santhosh, the accomplice of Senthil, who together planted the bomb on the railway track near Piravom Road Railway station on Thursday. Santhosh, 35, of Mudasseril house, Veliyandu at Edakkattuvayal, was held from his hiding place...
  • Jharkhand: Naxals strike again, blow up rail track December 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Naxals have struck again the second time in 48 hours. They've blown up a key rail route in Jharkhand's Latehar district. No casualties have been reported but several trains on the Kolkata-Ranchi-Delhi route have been affected. This attack comes barely a day after Maoists targeted former assembly speaker Inder...
  • Maoist blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand February 7, 2011

    Ranchi: Maoists on Monday blew up railway tracks at two different places in Jharkhand as they began a day-long strike in three states to protest price rise and corruption. A group of armed Maoists packed explosives to blast a stretch of railway track, four km from Mile station in...
  • Maoists blows up rly tracks in Dhanbad July 8, 2010

    Dhanbad: Maoists blew up a stretch of railway tracks under Dhanbad rail division early on Thursday on the second day of their two-day bandh, briefly disrupting train services in the area. Explosives were blasted on the tracks between Lichitpur and Tetulmari railway stations, railway sources said here. The blast uprooted about...
  • Militants blow up rail track in Kashmir April 2, 2010

    Srinagar: Separatist guerrillas carried out an improvised explosive device (IED) blast that damaged three meters of rail track in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, an official said on Friday. "Around 10 p.m. last evening (on Thursday), militants carried out an IED blast blowing off two to three metres of the rail...
  • Naxals blow up railway track in Orissa February 8, 2010

    Bhubaneshwar: Naxals on Monday blew up a railway track in Orissa's Sundargarh district disrupting services on the Howrah-Mumbai route. One goods train has been derailed in the accident. South Eastern Railways CPRO Soumitra Majumdar He said the train services would be back to normal shortly. "A bomb was triggered below the 19th...
  • Mother jumps from running train to save newborn October 8, 2009

    Kolkata: A mother who gave birth on a train jumped off it as the newborn slipped through the toilet pipe and fell on the tracks in West Bengal, a railway official said on Wednesday. Both the mother and baby are fine. The incident took place between Gamaria and Birrajpur railway station...
  • Lalu bends rule and railway track for in-laws February 15, 2008

    Gopalganj: Railway Minister Lalu Prasad has emerged as a new management guru, but that has not changed his weakness for his in-laws. When he ruled Bihar all major controversies were centered on his brother-in-laws Sadhu and Subash Yadav. And now as the Railway Minister he is flouting rulebooks to benefit...
  • Now a rail robot to avoid accidents February 15, 2007

    Bhubaneswar: Four B.Tech students from the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology in Bhubaneswar have made a robot which can help trace faults and cracks on railway tracks. The gadget, invented by Abhishek, Vijendra, Saumendra and Piyush, was showcased at a recent technology festival in IIT Kharagpur and was awarded the...
  • Rajdhani escapes blast in Assam June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: After a string of attacks by insurgents that rocked Assam on Friday, the passengers of the New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express had a miraculous escape early on Saturday morning. A powerful bomb exploded on the railway tracks in central Assam just after the train passed the spot of the blast. The...
  • Angry man lies down on railway tracks December 24, 2006

    Berlin: A 50-year-old man angered by changes in a local rail timetable protested by lying down on the tracks in front of a train in the western town of Eltville. According to a report in Bild am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday, the man at a station in Eltville began screaming...
  • Lalu, Rabri make a railway connection August 20, 2006

    Patna: The native villages of Railway Minister Lalu Prasad and his wife, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, would soon be connected by train under a move to expand the rail network to hitherto untouched places. Lalu's village Phulwaria and that of his wife's - Salar Kalan - both fall under...