Tag: Kalinga Utkal Express

Utkal Express derailment due to ‘Failure of Railway Staff’: Report

Bhubaneswar: The derailment of Kalinga Utkal Express on August 19 occurred due to ‘Failure of Railway Staff’ read a preliminary report submitted by Commissioner of Railway Safety, Northern Circle on Tuesday. A statutory inquiry into the derailment of train number 18477 – Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express – between Khatauli-Mansurpur stations of Delhi Saharanpur section under […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Special bench in Bhubaneswar to hear claims of Utkal Express accident victims

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to expedite payment of compensation in recent train tragedies, Chairman of Railway Claims Tribunal (RCT) has ordered to hold special bench to hear and settle claims of the victims of Kalinga Utkal Express and Kaifiyat Express accidents. The special benches will be held at RCT headquarters in New Delhi and five […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal Express derailment: 4 Railway staff suspended, one transferred

Bhubaneswar: The Railway Board on Sunday suspended four railway officials and sent the General Manager of Northern Railway RN Kulshrestha on leave in connection with the derailment of the Kalinga Utkal Express that killed at least 20 passengers. Based on prima facie evidence, a Junior Engineer (Permanent Way), a Senior Section Engineer (Permanent Way), an […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derails; at least 23 dead

Muzaffarnagar: As many as 14 coaches of the total 23 coaches of Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh at around 5:50 pm this evening killing at least 23 passengers and seriously injuring more than 40 others. The train had left Puri on August 17 and was scheduled to reach […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021