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Five Coaches Of Bengaluru-Bound Train Derail In TN, No Casualty Reported, Says Rlys
Five Coaches Of Bengaluru-Bound Train Derail In TN, No Casualty Reported, Says Rlys

"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,"

Death Toll Rises To 51 In Taiwan Train Derailment Tragedy

Taipei: At least 51 people were killed when a train collided with a truck and derailed in eastern Taiwan on Friday, officials said, noting that the death toll may rise…

Alert Plumber Prevents Train Derailment In Uttar Pradesh

Moradabad: Timely intervention by an alert plumber helped in averting a major train accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district. The incident happened on Saturday. Chandrasen Saini, a plumber, was on his way to relieve himself when he spotted a crack on the railway track, minutes before the Amritsar-Howrah parcel train, with two military compartments attached, […]

Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derails near Kanpur

Kanpur (UP): Twelve coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh early on Saturday, injuring at least 13 people, railway officials said. The train was going to New Delhi when the incident occurred near Rooma railway station under Maharajpur police station in Kanpur Nagar district around 12.50 am. Four out […]

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 […]

Train derails in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad district

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 […]

Six injured in train derailment in MP

Katni (Madhya Pradesh): At least six people were injured when four coaches of a passenger train derailed in Katni district in Madhya Pradesh, a railway official said on Sunday. The Katni-Chopan Passenger was derailed between Pipariya Kalan and Salhana stations at 10.20 p.m. on Saturday, West Central Railway’s Chief Public Relations Officer Gunjan Gupta told […]

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 […]

Train Accident
Voices: Amid growing accidents, railway passengers demand safety

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 […]

3 killed, 8 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot

Manikpur (Uttar Pradesh): At least three passengers were killed and over seven others injured after 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed on Friday near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh, railways officials said. The accident occurred at the Manikpur station in Chitrakoot district at 4.18 a.m. Railway Ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena told IANS: “Three […]

Three coaches of goods train derail in UP

Lucknow: Three coaches of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said. No casualty or injury has, however, been reported so far. The derailment took place on the Achnera-Mathura route in Mathura. The rail traffic on the route has, however, been disrupted and trains are being diverted, a Mathura district official told […]

One more goods train derails; Check list of trains diverted & cancelled

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 […]

Goods train engine, 3 bogies derail in Bilaspur; none injured

Bilaspur (CG): The engine and three bogies of a goods train carrying limestone derailed tonight near here, affecting traffic and leading to cancellation of some local trains though nobody was injured, an official said. Bilaspur Zone Chief Public Relations Officer P C Tripathi said the goods train was coming from Pendra Road Railway Station and […]

Jammu Rajdhani Express coach derails at New Delhi Railway Station

New Delhi: One coach of Jammu Rajdhani Express on Thursday morning derailed at New Delhi Railway Station, officials said. No passengers were injured in the accident. “Last coach of Jammu Rajdhani Express which was entering at platform no 15 of New Delhi railway station derailed around 6.20 a.m,” Neeraj Sharma, Northern Railways Spokesperson told IANS. […]

7 coaches of Shaktikunj Express derail in UP

New Delhi: Seven coaches of the Jabalpur- bound Shaktikunj Express derailed today in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, a railway official said. “The accident occurred at around 6:25 AM and we have already cleared out the site,” Railway ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena said. “All passengers were put on the remaining coaches and by 7:28 AM […]

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derails

Thane: At least five coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Tuesday, officials said. According to the Central Railway, 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. Top Central Railway officials are […]

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 […]

Hirakhand Express
It would be foolish to rule out sabotage

By Sandeep Sahu The implications are scary. There was a definite message in the fact that a team of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) reached the site of the derailment of the Hirakhand Express near Kuneru station late on Saturday night that left at least 39 dead and over 50 injured even before the probe […]