Utkal Express

Utkal Express derailment: Rs 25 lakh disbursed so far as ex-gratia to accident victims, says Railways

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced that Rs 3.5 lakh will be paid to the kin of the dead, Rs 50,000 to the grievously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries.

published on : 20th August 2017

Utkal Express derailment: Owner of the damaged house demands compensation from Railways

The authorities came at least an hour and a half after the accident, whereas the locals contributed the most to the rescue.

published on : 20th August 2017

Utkal Express derailment: Driver was not informed of the construction work, says Arunendra Kumar

A total of 156 passengers have been injured and 23 passengers reported dead in this unfortunate accident.

published on : 20th August 2017

Utkal Express derailment in UP: Mangled coaches pose tough challenge for track clearance

Two heavy duty 140-tonne cranes were pressed into service at the crack of the dawn to clear derailed coaches, from which the survivors were rescued and bodies pulled out till late last night.

published on : 20th August 2017

Nightmare at Khatauli for Utkal Express passengers, locals

The tragic accident in Khatauli area in the district was not a nightmare for just the passengers of the ill-fated Utkal Express, but also for the locals whose houses lined the tracks.

published on : 20th August 2017

Railways, UP government doing everything possible: PM on Utkal Express derailment

Fourteen coaches of the Utkal Express, which was on its way from Puri to Hardwar, derailed in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh this evening, causing deaths and injuries.

published on : 19th August 2017