Tag: Derail

Goods train derails near Damanjodi; rail traffic affected

Bhubaneswar: Six wagons of a goods train derailed between Dumuriput and Damanjodi stations in Koraput district last night following which route no 3 of Damanjodi yard has been blocked, East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said. However, no injury or casualty has been reported. Additional Divisional Railway Manager (ADRM) of Waltair Railway Division of ECoR zone […]

Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services

Mumbai: Long distance train services on the Central Railway were severely hit on Thursday evening due to a derailment in the Western Ghats section, officials said. Six wagons of a goods train derailed in between Monkey Hill-Khandala section of the Western Ghats, leading to the CR cancelling 10 trains, diverting three and short-terminating five long-distance […]

Two coaches of Rajdhani Express derail in Delhi

New Delhi: At least two coaches of the Rajdhani Express from Ranchi derailed near Minto Bridge station here on Thursday, officials said. There were no injuries. Northern Railway spokesperson Neeraj Sharma told IANS that the engine and a power coach of train derailed while approaching New Delhi Railway Station from Ranchi in Jharkhand around 11.45 […]

Landslide caused Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Railways

Thane: Ten coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Tuesday due to a landslide, officials said. According to Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena, there were no reports of any casualties or injuries so far in the incident which occurred at around 6.30 a.m., between the Asangaon and Vashind stations. Saxena told IANS: […]

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Station manager crushed under goods train

Dhenkanal: In a socking incident, manager of Dhenkanal railway station crushed to death after coming under a goods train near the station here while he was inspecting the rescue and relief work of a derailed train engine on the track late last night. The deceased, identified as Pabitra Nayak, belongs to Jirala of Kamakhyanagar area […]

Woman loses son, daughter in train derailment

Koraput: Tragedy revisited 40-year-old Jashoda as she lost her two teenaged children in the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express exactly a year after losing her husband. Jashoda was travelling in the train that derailed on January 21 in Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh. Her 16-year-old daughter and 18-year-old son were among the 39 people killed in […]

Probe into Hirakhand Express mishap to begin from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Civil Aviation Ministry today said that it would begin probe into the tragic Hirakhand Express mishap from tomorrow. The Ministry, in a release to the media later in the day today said a joint probe would be taken up by the South-Central Commissioner of Hyderabad Circle and the Commissioner, Railway Safety, Ram Kripal […]

Railways fails to provide elementary safety for passengers: CPI(M)

New Delhi: The CPI(M) today criticised Centre over Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailment, which has claimed over 35 lives, saying the Railway Ministry has “totally failed” in providing elementary safety for passengers. Averring such accidents are taking place with “distressing frequency”, party Politburo also rued it was “unfortunate” that none at the highest levels in the government, […]

Hirakhand Express derailment: Team of doctors rushed to train mishap site, says Naidu

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said a team of doctors has been rushed to Andhra Pradesh where Hirakhand Express derailed last night and he is in touch with authorities to ensure speedy delivery of relief to injured and stranded passengers. Condoling the death of passengers of the ill-fated train which derailed in […]

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No involvement of Maoists in train derailment: DGP

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police today ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage. “There is no indication of Maoist hand behind the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express,” Odisha DGP K B Singh told reporters after attending a review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]

Nearly 100 NDRF personnel rush to train derailment site

New Delhi: Nearly 100 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force have reached the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailment site in Andhra Pradesh to assist in rescue and relief operations. Official sources said NDRF personnel will help railway authorities and the local administration in the rescue and relief operations. “NDRD team has already reached the spot to […]

Modi, Naveen condole Hirakhand Express train tragedy

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the deaths of 34 people who were killed during a train derailment in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district. “My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones due to the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express. The tragedy is saddening,” the Prime Minsiter’s office said in a tweet […]

Railway Safety Commissioner to probe into Hirakhand Express derailment

Bhubaneswar: The Railway Safety Commissioner under the Civil Aviation Ministry would probe into the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express near Kuneru railway station Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh last night which resulted in the death of 34 passengers and left over 60 passengers injured. Informing this to the media this morning, Anil Saxena, ADG, PR, […]

Hirakhand Express derailment: 18 deceased identified

Jeypore: Of the 34 persons, who died due to derailment of Hirakhand Express on last night, the identities of 18 persons have been identified. The bodies of 18 victims, including that of six women, have been identified, Additional Divisional Railway Manager Ajay Arora said. The deceased have been identified as M Krishna (35), P Shrinu […]

Hirakhand Express derailment: 7 trains cancelled, 10 Express trains diverted

Jeypore:  Following the derailment of 10 coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh last night in which at least 32 passengers were killed and over 60 passengers injured, the Railways today cancelled seven trains and diverted the routes of 10 express trains. The seven trains that have been cancelled today by the […]