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Tag: Train Accident

One From Odisha Among 5 Killed In Konark Express Tragedy In Andhra Pradesh
One From Odisha Among 5 Killed In Konark Express Tragedy In Andhra Pradesh

The incident took place when a few passengers in the Secunderabad-Guwahati express reportedly pulled the chain and tried to cross over the other track

5 Passengers Run Over By Konark Express
5 Passengers Run Over By Konark Express In Andhra Pradesh

The death toll might go up as many other passengers have sustained serious injuries. The injured were reportedly shifted to the nearby Cheepurupalli hospital.

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Goods Train Derails In Mathura, UP

Goods Train Derails In Mathura, UP

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Problem With Locomotive's Equipment: Railway Min After Inspecting Bikaner-Guwahati Train Accident Si
Problem With Locomotive's Equipment: Railway Min After Inspecting Bikaner-Guwahati Train Accident Site

Earlier in the day, Vaishnaw arrived at Domohani railway station at 9.38 AM and proceeded to the derailment site within two minutes on a motor trolley, NFR's Chief Public Relations Officer Guneet Kaur said in Guwahati.

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Two Elephants Killed After Being Hit By Train In Odisha

In a tragic mishap, two elephants were killed after being hit by a goods train near Tangi Forest Division in Khordha district on Saturday (Dec 25). According to sources, a herd of eight elephants was crossing the railway tracks near the Bhusandapur level crossing last night when a speeding train approached them.

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Two Trains Collide Head-On In Ranchi Railway Division

Two goods trains collided head-on in between Bokaro and Kurkura Railway stations under Ranchi Railway division late night on Saturday (December 25). Fortunately, no casualties have been reported in the mishap.

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Goods Train Mishap
Two Goods Train Collide On Ranchi-Rourkela Route, Rail Services Affected

Meanwhile, train services under the Ranchi-Rourkela railway division have been affected leading to the cancellation and diversion of routes of many trains.

Odisha: 3 Crushed To Death By Moving Train In Late Night Tragedy
Odisha: 3 Crushed To Death By Moving Train In Late Night Tragedy 

Three persons were killed after being hit by a moving train near a level crossing in Ganjam district late on Sunday night.

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At Least 30 Killed, 50 Injured After Two Passenger Trains Collide In Pakistan

Two passenger trains collided in Pakistan's southern Sindh Province on Monday, killing at least 30 people and injuring 50 others, according to officials.

Hatia-Rourkela Train Meets Accident, 84 Passengers Onboard Unhurt
Hatia-Rourkela Train Meets Accident, 84 Passengers Onboard Unhurt

The Hatia-Rourkela passenger train met with an accident near Kanaroan railway station. All 84 passengers and the crew are safe. A team has been rushed to the spot to ascertain the reasons behind the accident.

Five Of Family Killed, Several Hurt As Train Rams Into Vehicles At Open Level Crossing In UP

Shahjahanpur: Five people were killed and one person was injured after a train rammed into some vehicles at a manned level crossing here whose gates were allegedly not closed at…

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Odisha: Elephant Mowed Down By Puri-Surat Express, Train Engine Derails

Sambalpur: In a tragic incident, a tusker was killed after it was run over by Puri-Surat Express train near Bhabanipali between Hatibari and Maneswar Railway stations under Sambalpur division late last night. As many as six wheels of the train engine derailed following the accident. However, passengers on-board and the railway crew members including the […]

Odisha: Train Mows Down 2 Youths In Rourkela

Rourkela: Two unidentified youths were killed after a train reportedly ran over them near Panposh railway overbridge in Rourkela on Friday morning. As per reports, Ahmedabad-Howrah Express train that was running on its scheduled time on the track, mowed down the duo this morning while they were walking on the rail tracks near Panposh overbridge. […]

Iron Ore Loaded Goods Train Derails In Koraput

Jeypore: A goods train carrying iron ore derailed near Manbar station between Koraput and Jeypore stations late on Monday night. No injuries or casualties have been reported so far, sources said. The train was on its way to Visakhapatanam from Kirandul of Chhattisgarh while 12 wagons got derailed at around 12 mid-night. Rail communication has […]

Two Engines Of Train Derail In Puri
Two Engines Of Train Derail In Puri

Puri: Two engines of an empty train derailed between Chandanpur and Tulasichaura area in Puri district on Monday night. According to sources, the accident took place at around 8.30 pm yesterday when the train was on its way to Puri from Khordha Road. Three wheels of front engine and one wheel of the back engine […]

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Leopard Carcass Found On Railway Tracks In Odisha

Sundergarh: A leopard was found dead on the railway tracks near Badarampia village in Sundergarh district on Wednesday. The carcass was recovered from the railway tracks under Hemagiri forest range in the district. Though speculations were rife that the big cat was killed before being thrown on the railway tracks to give it a colour […]

Utkal Express Accident: Charge Sheet Filed Against Five Railway Officials

Muzaffarnagar: The Government Railway Police (GRP) has filed a charge sheet against five Railway officials in connection with the Kalinga Utkal Express accident of August 2017 in which 23 people were killed and over 100 injured, officials said on Sunday. The charge sheet was filed in a court here against the then Senior Section Engineer […]

Three killed after two goods train collide in MP

Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh): Three people were killed after two goods trains collided near a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli district early Sunday morning, police said. The mishap took place around 4.40 am when a coal-laden train heading towards Uttar Pradesh from Amlori mine in Madhya Pradesh collided with an empty goods train near Ghanhari village, […]

2 trying to cross closed railway crossing run over by train in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Two people were killed after being run over by a train when they were allegedly trying to cross a closed railway crossing on two-wheelers here, a railway police official said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday evening on the busiest Delhi-Amritsar section near Giaspura on the outskirts of Ludhiana city. The Railway […]

20 dead in Pakistan train-bus collision

Islamabad: At least 20 people were killed and over 60 others injured when a passenger train collided with a bus Pakistan’s Sindh province, a senior police official said. The accident took place on Friday night near the Rohri railway station in Sukkur city. Sukkur Police AIG Jamil Ahmed told Dawn news that the number of […]

Lokmanya Tilak Express Derailment In Cuttack: Train Services Affected, Here's The Details

Cuttack: Due to the derailment of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express near Nergundi railway station in Cuttack early morning today, train services on the route was affected with the Railway authorities diverting several trains running on the line. As per reports, five trains have been diverted through Naraj 12880 Bhubaneswar-LTT Express diverted via Naraj […]

12 Critical In Kacheguda Train Accident In Hyderabad

Hyderabad: As many as 12 passengers sustained grievous injuries when two trains collided with each other in Kacheguda Railway Station in Hyderabad on Monday. According to the officials of Southern Railway, MMTS train dashed into Kongu Express which was stationed at the platform. The injured passengers were immediately shifted to nearby hospital for treatment while […]

Alert Train Driver Saves Elephant herd In Odisha!

Cuttack: A herd of more than 20 elephants narrowly escaped a severe mishap while crossing the railway track thanks to the alertness of the train driver. The incident reportedly happened in Khuntuni Forest Range under Athagarh Forest Division of Cuttack on Monday. As per reports, a train from Dhenkanal was passing through the area when […]

Samaleshwari Express meets with accident in Rayagada; 3 railway staff dead

Rayagada: In a major train accident, the engine of Samaleshwari Express caught fire between Singapur Road and Kutaguda in Rayagada district today. The incident occurred after the Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleshwari Express hit a tower car engaged in some work on the railway track. At least three railway staff reportedly died in the mishap. The deceased have […]

4 dead after Rajdhani Express runs over in UP

Etawah: At least four people were killed and six injured in Uttar Pradesh when the Delhi-bound Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express ran over them near a railway station on Monday morning, a railway official said. The incident took place near Balrai railway station at 6.50 a.m. The victims were passengers of the Surat-bound Avadh Express that was […]

13 coaches of train derail in Varanasi

New Delhi: Thirteen coaches of the Chhapra-Surat Tapti Ganga Express derailed at Gautamsthan in Varanasi, officials said Sunday. Four people have been injured and no casualties have been reported. The incident took place at 9:45 am. Rescue operations are underway, officials said. Further details are awaited.

PM Modi, Rahul condoles Bihar train derailment victims

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday condoled the deaths of seven people who were killed in a train derailment in Bihar. “Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to the derailment of coaches of the Seemanchal Express. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured […]

Passengers train derails in Uttar Pradesh, guard critically injured

Lucknow: Seven coaches of a passenger train derailed in Uttar Pradesh disrupting traffic on the busy Moradabad-Bareilly route on Thursday, an official said. Six coaches along with the guard coach were headed to Bareilly for some repairs when they derailed around midnight near Dhamora. Guard Satish Chandra was critically injured and was rushed to a […]

Magisterial probe ordered: CM on Amritsar tragedy

Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Saturday the Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner will conduct an inquiry within four weeks into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people were crushed by a speeding train. The Chief minister also said that nine of those killed were yet to be identified, while 57 other Dussehra […]

Amritsar train tragedy: Bollywood shocked, calls for better safety

Mumbai: The deplorable train tragedy in Amritsar in which 60 people were crushed to death and several others injured, brings the focus to how safety in public places needs to be taken more seriously in the country, say Bollywood celebrities who have sent out prayers for the victims. The film fraternity expressed shock over the […]

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh arrives in Amritsar over train tragedy

Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh arrived in Amritsar on Saturday, nearly 16 hours after at least 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here. The Chief Minister, accompanied by Punjab Congress President and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar, arrived on a special flight from New […]

Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility

Amritsar: Hours after 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here, the Railways on Saturday said it was not responsible for the tragedy. Northern Railways spokesperson Deepak Kumar said in a statement that the event was organised in an area which does not belong to […]

Amritsar train tragedy: Train driver detained, questioned

Amritsar: The Punjab and Railway Police on Saturday questioned the driver of a train that crushed at least 60 people to death here while they were watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track. Punjab Police officials said that the DMU (diesel multiple unit) driver had been detained at the Ludhiana railway […]

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Train passengers' safety: Indian Railways to have black boxes

New Delhi: Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes in a bid to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performances, an official said on Monday. Keeping in mind the safety of passengers, the Indian Railways has decided to install the Loco Cab Voice Recording (LCVR) devices […]

Samaleshwari Express derails in Rayagada

Rayagada: Passengers travelling in the Samaleshwari Express had a narrow escape after the train’s engine derailed in Rayagada district today. Sources said the first two wheels of the engine jumped the tracks and none of the bogies sustained any damage in the derailment. The incident occurred near Keutaguda station when Samaleshwari Express was on its […]

DEMU train hits bus in Baripada

Baripada: A passenger train hit a bus near Bangala chhak under Betonati police limits here late on Thursday night. However, no casualty has been reported in the incident. As per reports, the driver of the bus lost control over the vehicle and skidded off the road on to the railway tracks. The bus was then […]

Alert gateman averts train accident

Bhubaneswar: A major train mishap was averted due to alertness of a gateman here on Tuesday. As per the statement released by the railway, the on-duty gateman BK Sethi at the Balugaon level crossing noticed a problem in a particular wagon of a goods train and alerted the driver and co-loco-pilot. The goods train, carrying […]

Neelachal Express scrapes stationary truck in UP, none injured

Lucknow: A train accident was averted on Tuesday when the New Delhi-Puri Neelachal Express brushed past a loaded truck parked close to the tracks in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district, officials said. No one was injured. According to a Northern Railway official, the truck loaded with sand was parked close to the tracks when the footboards […]

41 injured in train crash outside of Madrid

Madrid: Emergency services have confirmed 41 people have been injured, four of them seriously, after a local train collided with the buffers at the station of Alcala de Henares, to the east of Madrid on Friday afternoon. The causes of the accident, which happened at around 4.00 p.m., are as yet unknown, but the train […]

Delhi metro train rams into wall during trial run

New Delhi: A Metro train on a new line, to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week, hit a wall here on Tuesday evening during trials as its brakes failed, a Delhi Metro official said. However, no casualties were reported. The incident, on the upcoming section between Noida and Kalkalji, occurred at 3.40 […]