Several bogies of the Howrah-Mumbai Jnaneswari Express got derailed at Sardiha in Jhargram, while a goods train coming from the opposite side ramming into it.
The incident affected train traffic on the down line of the Jabalpur Itarsi section.
PTI reporter recalls horror on Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Slumber broken by jolt, followed by chaos
PTI reporter Justin Rao was on board the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto express when it derailed. The following is his account of the harrowing experience that passengers faced.
Lohani said in a letter to employees yesterday that Indian Railways had suffered a serious dent in the recent past due to certain unfortunate incidents.
76 injured as Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derails in Maharashtra; third accident in 10 days, first since Suresh Prabhu's offer to quit
Nine coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed near Asangaon of the Kasara-Mumbai suburban railway section at around 6.35 am.
Two incidents of derailments in less than four days in Uttar Pradesh have induced a sense of fear among train passengers.
A medical relief train was rushed to the site of the mishap from Tundla, while .a MEMU rake was sent from Shikohabad to evacuate the passengers onboard the Kaifiyat express
More than 40 people were injured after six coaches of Kaifiyat Express train derailed near Auraiya district in Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Another train accident in Uttar Pradesh: Over 100 hurt as 12 coaches of Kaifiyat Express derail near Auraiya
Five AC coaches, four sleeper, two general and an SLR along with the engine and a power car jumped the tracks after coming in contact with the dumper which crashed under the wheels.
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.
Maintenance equipment found at accident site; Railways probing if repair work was authorised
Congress accused him of setting a new record in laxity and also said that no amount of conspiracy theory could absolve the BJP government of blame for the death of 21 passengers.
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.
Utkal train derailment: Muzaffarnagar Medical College medical superintendent says no serious casualty
BK Sharma said that 25 people have been brought at the hospital since last night after the Utkal train derailment tragedy.
The authorities came at least an hour and a half after the accident, whereas the locals contributed the most to the rescue.