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Tag: Train Mishap

Train Derails
Goods Train Derails In Mathura, UP

Goods Train Derails In Mathura, UP

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Man Slips From Moving Train
Video: Man Slips While Boarding Running Train, Rescued By RPF Personnel

A man accidentally slipped between the platform and train tracks while trying to board a running train.

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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.

Train Hits Ambulance
WATCH: Train Rams Into 108 Ambulance At Palasa Railway Station

A 108 ambulance crew had a narrow escape after an Intercity Express train rammed into the vehicle at the Palasa railway station in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh late last night.

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Durg-Udhampur Express Catches Fire In Madhya Pradesh
Durg-Udhampur Express Catches Fire In Madhya Pradesh

Durg-Udhampur Express catches fire near Hetampur Railway Station in Madhya Pradesh; no casualties reported.

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Woman Rescued
Watch: Madhya Pradesh Woman Saved After Slipping While Trying To Board Moving Train

CCTV visuals show a woman being saved from a train mishap by alert co-passengers while she was trying to board a moving train in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Tuesday (Aug 17).

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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 […]

Bogies Of Bhubaneswar-Bound Sampark Kranti Express 'Lose Sampark' Twice!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In what seems to be an outcome of faulty coupling, the bogies of Bhubaneswar-bound Sampark Kranti Express got detached on Friday morning twice – first shortly after its departure from Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) in Delhi and again at Hathras station, triggering panic among the passengers. A woman on-board, travelling to Jamshedpur said, […]

Woman, Daughter Killed After Being Hit By Train In Odisha

Jajpur: A woman and her daughter died after being run over by Howrah-Puri Passenger train near Jajpur Road railway station in the district on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Kathi Rana (60) and her daughter Gurubari Rana (34) of Chandama village under Korei police limits. On being informed by locals, a team of […]

Two Engines Of Train Derail In Puri
Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar Superfast Express Narrowly Escapes Mishap

Bhubaneswar: A train mishap was averted at the level crossing near VSS Nagar in Bhubaneswar today, thanks to quick response of the gateman. According to sources, at around 12:50 PM, when Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar Superfast Express was approaching the level crossing, a herd of buffaloes, school children and many local residents were crossing the railway track. […]

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.

Narrow escape for Hirakhand Express passengers in Rayagada

Rayagada: Passengers travelling in Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express had a narrow escape today after an alert railway employee helped avert a severe mishap near Singapur Road station in Rayagada. According to sources, signalman Baishnav Gouda spotted a crack on the railway track near Singapur Road station and immediately alerted the authorities. “During the arrival of the […]

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 […]

Amritsar train tragedy: Sidhu fails to appear before inquiry commission

Amritsar: Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday failed to appear before the one-man commission conducting an inquiry into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 60 people were killed on October 19. Sidhu’s wife, Navjot Kaur, who was also summoned by the commission, however, appeared on Friday and gave her statement. Sidhu, who was […]

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 […]

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 […]

President, PM mourn Punjab train tragedy

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of political parties on Friday expressed shock and grief over a train tragedy that claimed at least 30 lives during a Dussehra celebration in Punjab. “Heartfelt condolences to bereaved families,” Kovind tweeted after a speeding train ran over a large number of people […]

Train kills around 60 Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar: In a horrific incident, around 60 people glued to watching a burning Ravan effigy while standing on railway tracks were crushed by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday. A large number of people were watching a huge Ravan effigy in flames while standing on the tracks at a railway crossing at Jora […]

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Three elephants ran over by train in Jharkhand-WB border

Ranchi: Three elephants were killed after being hit by a train in an area bordering Jharkhand and West Bengal on Tuesday, a railway official said. The elephants were crossing the rail tracks near Gindhi station in West Bengal when they were hit by Gyaneshwari Express, killing them on the spot, the official said. Due to […]

Narrow escape for labourers as train engine hits rail wagon in Paradip

Bhubaneswar: Labourers working on Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperatives (IFFCO) railway siding near Bauriapalanda in Paradip had a close shave today as a train engine hit a rail wagon creating panic among the eye-witnesses. According to sources, hundreds of labourers were uploading fertiliser bags into a goods train at IFFCO railway siding when a train engine […]

Freakish! Wheel on Gorakhpur-Yesvantpur Express breaks into two

Nagpur: In a freak incident, a wheel of the speeding Gorakhpur-Yesvantpur Express broke into two pieces near here on Tuesday morning but alert railway staff averted any tragedy, officials said. The incident came to light after some unusual sounds emanated from the wheels and the driver stopped the train, but by then, it had already […]

Goods train engine leaves bogies behind

Rourkela: Barely two months after 22 coaches of Ahmedabad-Puri Express rolled down for over 15 kms without engine near Titlagarh station, as many as 10 bogies of a goods train today got detached from the engine near Birajapali STI level crossing soon after departing from Rourkela Railway Station. However, no losses have been reported. As […]