Utkal Express derailment

Heads roll, lax staff tied to Uttar Pradesh rail tragedy

Maintenance equipment found at accident site; Railways probing if repair work was authorised

published on : 21st 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

Suresh Prabhu asks authorities to fix responsibility into Utkal Express derailment

The minister said he was monitoring the situation closely and that restoration of tracks was his top priority.

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