Tag: Train Mishap

What Caused Jajpur Train Tragedy?
Jajpur train mishap: Old coupling system in goods train villain of the piece!

Two days have passed since the tragic train mishap at Korei station in Jajpur district. The question that still haunts everyone is what led to such a shocking incident where eight mid wagons of a goods train derailed and dashed into the station premises, killing three on the spot.

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  • Wednesday, 23 November 2022
Jajpur train mishap: Old coupling system in goods train villain of the piece! 
Jajpur train mishap: Old coupling system in goods train villain of the piece! 

According to experts, had the goods train had the centre buffer coupling system, the tragedy could have been averted. 

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
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Day after accident, train services resume at Korei railway station in Jajpur

As per ECoR sources, train operations resumed soon after completion of the restoration works of the affected railway section following the rescue and relief operations.

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Goods train mishap in Odisha's Jajpur
Goods train derails, rams into passenger waiting hall in Odisha's Korei

Three persons were killed after eight wagons of a goods train derailed and rammed into the passenger waiting hall at the Korei station on Bhadrak-Kapilas Road Railway section under Khordha Road Railway Division today.

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  • Monday, 21 November 2022
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Jajpur train mishap: When leaving for health checkup turned fatal for this family

Little did the family know, even with the advent of modern medical science which could have easily treated the benign tumour, Kandhei’s time was up and she would suffer such a tragic death.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
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LIVE UPDATES: Train Accident In Odisha's Jajpur

At least three persons were killed after eight wagons of a goods train derailed at Korai station in Bhadrak-Kapilas Road railway section under Khurda Road

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
Jajpur goods train mishap: Many trains cancelled and diverted; check list
Jajpur goods train mishap: Many trains cancelled and diverted; check list

At least two people were reported dead while several others injured after eight wagons of the goods train derailed and crashed into the passenger waiting room this morning.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
Goods train crashes into waiting hall after derailment in Odisha's Jajpur, ECoR confirms 2 deaths 
Goods train crashes into waiting hall after derailment in Odisha's Jajpur, 3 dead

It is feared that many more people may have been trapped under the mangled wagons and debris. The identities of the deceased and injured are yet to be ascertained. While the ECoR has confirmed two deaths, the casualties may increase.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
Train derailment in Odisha
5 coaches of Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train derail in Jeypore

As many as five coaches of Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train derail in Jeypore on Monday afternoon.

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
17 killed in train derailment in Iran
17 killed in train derailment in Iran

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has put the number of the wounded at 50, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Wednesday, 08 June 2022
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WATCH | Lady Passenger Jumps Off Running Train, Pulled To Safety By RPF Constable

WATCH | Lady Passenger Jumps Off Running Train, Pulled To Safety By RPF Constable

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  • Sunday, 15 May 2022
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10 Coaches Of LTT-Jaynagar Antodaya Express Train Derail Near Nashik

10 Coaches Of LTT-Jaynagar Antodaya Express Train Derail Near Nashik

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  • Sunday, 03 April 2022
Sambalpur–Jammu Tawi Express Derails
Sambalpur–Jammu Tawi Express Derails At Sambalpur Railway Station, No Injuries Reported

“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.

  • Saturday, 05 February 2022
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Goods Train Derails In Mathura, UP

Goods Train Derails In Mathura, UP

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  • Saturday, 22 January 2022
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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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  • Monday, 27 December 2021
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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.

  • Sunday, 26 December 2021
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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  • Sunday, 28 November 2021
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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  • Friday, 26 November 2021
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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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  • Thursday, 19 August 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Major train mishap averted near Cuttack

Cuttack: A major train tragedy was averted after railway staff found fault in one of the bogies of Howrah-Puri Jagannath Express near Cuttack railway station late Monday night. According to information, some railway officials noticed that an aluminium plate had slipped from the trolley spring of the train at around 2 am and immediately alerted […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Smoke emanates from AC coach in Samleshwari Express; Bogie changed

Sambalpur: Passengers at the Sambalpur railway station today averted a major fire tragedy after they spotted smoke emanating from the AC bogie of a train. The train -Samleshwari Express on Rourkela-Jharsuguda route was stationed at Platform no 3 in the station, when people spotted the fire and alerted the railway officials. Fire tenders were pressed […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Mishap averted after crack detected on railway track in Balasore

Balasore: A Puri-bound fast passenger train from Kharagpur had a close shave after a crack on the railway track was detected on time near Keshapur village under Bahanaga block of Balasore district today morning. According to sources, around 7 AM, the train was halted after the crack was spotted. It also affected the trains running […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Railway employee run over by light engine, killed

Koraput: In an unfortunate incident, one railway employee was killed and two others got critically injured after being run over by a light engine near Koraput Railway Station here Wednesday night. According to sources, the incident occurred last night near the station when a few railway workers were on duty repairing the tracks. Suddenly, they […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
4 ECoR personnel honoured for averting Visakhapatnam-Korba train mishap

Bhubaneswar: It was a momentous achievement in the career of four railway personnel when they were honoured by the East Coast Railways (ECoR) here on Wednesday for averting a major train mishap near Muniguda station in Rayagada district on Tuesday. Sambalpur Divisional Railway Manager Jaideep Gupta felicitated loco pilot JV Ramana, assistant loco pilot MK […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal Express Derailment: List of trains cancelled, diverted

New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Sunday cancelled three trains and diverted six others following the derailment of Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express in Khatauli, near Muzaffarnagar in which 21 people were killed and more than 156 passengers were injured. As restoration work is underway, some major changes have been made in the schedule of trains […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Train mishap in Nilagiri averted by vigilant locals

Nilagiri: A major mishap was averted today when locals halted the Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express midway after noticing a crack on the railway track near Nilagiri Road station in Balasore district on which the train was running towards Bhubaneswar. The halted Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express left towards its destination after the railway track repair was undertaken. All the passengers […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Anand Vihar Express engine detachment: ECoR to take action against erring staff

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will take action against the employees for faulty connection of diesel engine with the bogies of Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar Super Fast Weekly Express which got detached after its departure from Rourkela Railway Station this afternoon. In a release this evening, I&PR department of ECoR said the engine got detached due […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar Express’ engine gets detached from bogies

Rourkela:  Passengers of Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar Super Fast Weekly Express train were in a state of panic as they were stranded midway after the engine of the train got detached from the bogies this afternoon. According to reports, the incident took place when the engine of this super fast train accidentally got detached from the bogies […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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