derailment

Two coaches of Kalka Mail derail while entering Howrah station

The derailment caused the blockage of tracks leading to all the 13 platforms used by South Eastern Railway at Howrah, while those used by Eastern Railway remained largely unaffected, except one.

published on : 20th October 2019

Train derailment kills five, injures 87 in southeast Iran

Wednesday's report says rescue workers transferred injured passengers to hospitals in Zahedan city, the provincial capital of Sistan and Baluchistan province.

published on : 25th September 2019

Two bogies of Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU train derail at Kanpur station, no casualty

However, there was no report of any casualty, North-Central Railway PRO Amit Malviya said.

published on : 28th August 2019

Mumbai-Gorakhpur Antodaya Express derails in Maharashtra, none hurt

The second last coach of the train, on its way to Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, derailed around 3.50 am between Kasara (which falls in Thane district) and Igatpuri (Nashik).

published on : 18th July 2019

Goods train derails between Mumbai and Pune, 10 intercity trains cancelled, four diverted 

The railway has requested the state government and various agencies to run extra buses between Mumbai and Pune for intercity travellers.

published on : 1st July 2019

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.

published on : 29th August 2017

Railways at critical juncture, safety to be priority, says Board chairman Ashwani Lohani

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.

published on : 29th August 2017

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.

published on : 29th August 2017

Derailments triggering fear, say rail passengers

Two incidents of derailments in less than four days in Uttar Pradesh have induced a sense of fear among train passengers.

published on : 24th August 2017

Several trains cancelled, diverted following Kaifiyat Express derailment in Uttar Pradesh

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

published on : 23rd August 2017

No causalities reported in Kaifiyat Express derailment: Railways DG PRO

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.

published on : 23rd August 2017

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.

published on : 23rd August 2017

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

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

Suresh Prabhu must own responsibility for Utkal Express derailment: Congress

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.     

published on : 20th August 2017
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