53 wagons of a coal-laden goods train derailed at Gurpa station in Gaya district of Bihar between Koderma and Manpur railway sections of Dhanbad division.
Meanwhile, the passengers, who were waiting to board on the train at Puri Station, expressed discontentment due to the unexpected delay of the train. The train was scheduled for Howrah.
The goods train laden with cement was en route to Sambalpur city station from Jharsuguda when the mishap occurred.
As many as five coaches of Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train derail in Jeypore on Monday afternoon.
Train services on the route have been affected as two railway tracks were blocked following the derailment.
The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has put the number of the wounded at 50, Xinhua news agency reported.
Railway sources said the accident might have happened due to signal jumping by the Gadag Express, but this can be ascertained only after a probe.
The derailment of the 15-wagon train took place in the district of Lubudi in Lualaba province, Fabien Mutomb, Director General of the SNCC, said
“As per routine, trains are taken to the washing line after the passengers finally deboard the train at the last stoppage,” said the Public Relations Officer of Sambalpur Railway Division.
"On date (Nov 12), at about 3:50 AM, due to sudden falling of boulders on the running train, 5 coaches of Train No 07390 Kannur-Bengaluru Express derailed between Toppuru - Sivadi of (Bengaluru Salem Section), Bengaluru Division,"
Bhubaneswar: Indian Railways is called the lifeline of the country. Lakhs depend on the Railways in India. Indian Railways is the fourth largest railway network of the world. But in recent times, frequent incidents of train accidents and derailment are making headlines. Infact, today itself people woke up to news of train derailments in Uttar […]
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 […]
Cuttack: Of late, train derailments have doubled the concerns of the railway passengers with reports of one more goods train derailing near Nergundi station here on Wednesday early morning. At least 16 wagons of the goods train have been affected. Though no casualties have been reported, some long distance trains of ECoR have been cancelled while some […]
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 […]
Lucknow: Two coaches of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Farukkhabad district on Saturday, a railway official said. The incident took place near Rajepur village, 1 kilometre from the Kamalganj station at around 6.15 a.m. As a result, rail traffic on the Farukhabad-Kanpur route has been disrupted. The train’s guard has been seriously injured […]