Prepare safety action plan: Railway board to zones 

The direction came a day after the chairman Anil Kumar Lahoti called for a complete review of operations and maintenance practices to ensure the implementation of foolproof procedures on the ground.

17 hours ago

Odisha train crash: Bahanaga Bazar railway station shut for CBI probe

The investigating agency seized the log book, relay panel and other equipment

17 hours ago

DNA sequencing challenge for Odisha train crash victims

Since the bodies were received more than 30 hours, some of them 48 hours after death, it will be a herculean task for the forensic labs to conduct DNA sequencing and profiling with the quality.

09 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Short-cuts must go, says Railway Board chief

The minutes of the meeting accessed by The New Indian Express stated maintenance of infrastructure is very important and the works should be undertaken either under traffic block or under disconnectio

09 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Bengal Teens shared name and tragic fate

The youth were among five migrant labourers from their village heading for Chennai to work at a construction site.

08 Jun 2023

Teacher couple turns school into morgue in Bhubaneswar

While initially the school staff maintained record of the bodies, they were replaced by some officials of the administration the next morning.

07 Jun 2023

GRP books unnamed Rly officials, Commissioner of Railway Safety starts probe

The probe team also inspected the panel and signal room at the Bahanaga Bazar station before interacting with the station manager, two station superintendents and other railway staff.

06 Jun 2023

Odisha train tragedy 'entirely due to human error', say railway sources amid push for CBI probe

A TNIE investigation pieces together the sequence of events that led to the tragedy in Odisha's Balasore

05 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Tribals turned first responders, saved 200

Before the teams of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force, fire services and National Disaster Response Force reached the site, the tribals there rescued over 200 passengers.

05 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Hospitals overwhelmed but doctors, paramedics fought to save lives

Medical camps were opened along both the sides of the road that connects NH 16 with Bahanaga Bazar station.

04 Jun 2023

Odisha triple train crash ; death toll rises to 288

People and vehicles, including some auto rickshaws which were halted at both sides of the railway gate, were the first responders.

04 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Toll climbs to 288, cause of accident still unclear

It is still unclear how the accident involving three trains happened and why the Coromandel Express rammed into a goods train.

03 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Toll climbs to 288, initial report blames human error and signal failure

Railway board chairman Anil Kumar Lahoti, who visited the spot, said the Commissioner railway safety of South East Circle AM Chowdhary has been tasked to inquire into the accident.

03 Jun 2023

Atleast 207 killed, 900 injured in Odisha's triple train crash; here's what we know so far

The accident took place around 7 pm when the Chennai-bound Coromandel Superfast Express derailed and was rammed by the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express coming from the opposite direction.

03 Jun 2023

Over 30 dead, hundreds trapped as Coromandel Express rams into derailed coaches of another train in Odisha

The accident took place when the Howrah-Chennai Coromandel Superfast Express rammed into two derailed coaches of the Bengaluru-Howrah Express at Bahanaga railway station 180 km from Bhubaneswar.

03 Jun 2023