Tag: Train Mishap

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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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