Train Accidents

Train collision incidents came down to zero in 2018-19: Economic Survey

Regarding the Railways Mission Electrification program, the report states that Railways has initiated a major electrification program for electrifying 100 per cent of its Broad Gauge network.

published on : 4th July 2019

Number of train accidents drops to half in three years: Ministry of railways

The number of train accidents has reduced by half over the past three years, data from the ministry of railways  has revealed.

published on : 27th June 2019

Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleswari Express derails in Odisha, three railway staff killed

East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said engine of the train caught fire after it hit with the tower car and later it was detached.

published on : 25th June 2019

Man falls on railway tracks, escapes narrowly in Odisha

While attempting to catch the moving train, the man, Rajesh Talwar, fell down and slipped down the tracks. 

published on : 19th June 2019

Deaths on tracks and shaky finances stalk railways despite some achievements in 2018

Barring just 28, the Railways claims to have eliminated all unmanned level crossing on broad-gauge tracks during the year.

published on : 30th December 2018

After Utkal Express tragedy, Railway Ministry clarifies train accidents have declined in the past three years

In 2014-15, the number of accidents was 135 which decreased to 107 in 2015-16 and further to 104 in 2016-17, the Ministry said.

published on : 21st August 2017

586 train accidents in last 5 years; 53 due to derailments

The worst accident was the November 20, 2016 derailment of the Indore-Patna Express near Kanpur which resulted in 150 deaths and over 150 injuries.

published on : 20th August 2017

Six train accidents in 2016: What about Budget promises of safety measures?

Ahead of the Railway Budget this year, the Railway Minister said the focus was on developing a mechanism that would reduce human errors.

published on : 20th November 2016