While investment in safety-related activities in the railways has increased by 57 percent during the last three years, 16 percent of the posts remained vacant in the safety category as of April this year
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the family members of those killed in a train derailment in Chitrakoot district.
Indian Railways along with RailTel are working together to explore use of space technology for safety in railways.
The engine and nine coaches of the train had derailed between Vasind and Asangaon stations in Maharashtra on 29 August following a landslide, the fourth derailment in 10 days
Utkal Express derailment: Accident highlights fractures in railway's hiring procedures, skill management
There are several issues of protocol and governance in India, which can be gleaned from the Utkal Express train accident that occurred on Saturday.
Dazed survivors recounted the horrific Kalinga Utkal Express train disaster in Khatauli, saying the death toll would have been much more but for the timely help rendered by residents of the Uttar Pradesh town.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu directed officials on Sunday to fix responsibility based on "prima facie evidence by the end of day" into the derailment of Utkal Express
Fourteen coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli near here this evening, officials said.
The system, operational in Western countries, would enable predictive maintenance and reduction in sudden catastrophic failures in coach suspension, roller bearings and track condition.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's resignation after the Patna-Indore Express tragedy is not a worthwhile solution as it will just prove a rhetorical point.
There is a renewed interest in the safety of rail travel in the Indian Railways, following the derailment of the Patna-Indore express.
A day after the Patna-Indore Express derailed near Kanpur, killing 120 passengers (and counting), condolences have been paid by the top political class of the country, compensation has been announced to the kin of the dead, a postmortem of the accident is being conducted with officials assigned to look into the matter, and life has moved on
The engine of an Assam-bound train derailed early on Friday near Kanyakumari due to a landslip caused by heavy rains.
Seven coaches of Delhi-Faizabad Express got derailed near Hapur in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening, resulting in injury to some passengers.
The engine of a passenger train derailed in a forest pocket of Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Dantewada district but no one injured in the incident.
Virar-Churchgate local train derails between Andheri and Vile Parle; Western Railway services disrupted
Thousands of commuters were left in the lurch as several coaches of a Western Railway train derailed at around 11 am on Tuesday near Vile Parle station.
PM Narendra Modi announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs two lakh for the kin of each of those killed in the twin train derailments in Madhya Pradesh.
An Amtrak train in Philadelphia was travelling at more than 100 miles per hour, over twice the speed limit, when it entered a curve in the tracks and derailed, killing seven people and injuring more than 200, federal investigators said on Wednesday.
Dozens of people were injured on Tuesday after a regional train derailed near Philadelphia, with 10 cars overturned, firefighters said.