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Piyush Goyal orders quick replacement of old railway tracks to prevent accidents
India

Piyush Goyal orders quick replacement of old railway tracks to prevent accidents

On the back of three train derailments, railway minister Piyush Goyal asked the Railway Board to divert rails marked for construction of new lines

Utkal Express derailment: RCT to set up special benches to decide compensation claims of victims
India

Utkal Express derailment: RCT to set up special benches to decide compensation claims of victims

Special benches of RCT would be held at six places, to expeditiously settle compensation claims of victims of recent Kalinga Utkal and Kaifiyat Express train accidents

Cabinet reshuffle: Suresh Prabhu bids farewell to railway ministry, takes charge as Minister of Commerce
Politics

Cabinet reshuffle: Suresh Prabhu bids farewell to railway ministry, takes charge as Minister of Commerce

Suresh Prabhu bade farewell to the Ministry of Railways and moved on to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, after Piyush Goyal was given charge

As Suresh Prabhu prepares to leave office as railways minister, RTI reply reveals over 370 train mishaps since 2014
India

As Suresh Prabhu prepares to leave office as railways minister, RTI reply reveals over 370 train mishaps since 2014

An RTI response to Firstpost reveals that over 370 major train accidents have been recorded since April 2014 across the country

Six bogies of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derail near Maharashtra's Asangaon: Rescue ops underway
India

Six bogies of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derail near Maharashtra's Asangaon: Rescue ops underway

Six bogies of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duranto Express have derailed near Titwala, on the outskirts of Mumbai, on Tuesday.

Kaifiyat Express accident: Every fifth train mishap occurs on unmanned crossing; Uttar Pradesh has over 1,100 of them
India

Kaifiyat Express accident: Every fifth train mishap occurs on unmanned crossing; Uttar Pradesh has over 1,100 of them

What is worrying is that the Ministry of Railways has also told the parliamentary committee that it was not in a position to fix a timeline for elimination of all unmanned level crossings.

Indian Railways goes off track: Suresh Prabhu may pay price for declining standards of safety, punctuality
Politics

Indian Railways goes off track: Suresh Prabhu may pay price for declining standards of safety, punctuality

Especially in the last week or so, ever since a Cabinet reshuffle became imminent, Suresh Prabhu's position in the government started looking untenable. And when another railway accident occurred on Wednesday morning, it was a near certainty

Air India chief Ashwani Lohani to be new Railway Board chairman; AK Mittal resigns
India

Air India chief Ashwani Lohani to be new Railway Board chairman; AK Mittal resigns

Chairman of the Railway Board AK Mittal tendered his resignation to Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday

After two train accidents in four days, Indian Railways to hire over two lakh workers to make travel safer
India

After two train accidents in four days, Indian Railways to hire over two lakh workers to make travel safer

Indian Railways has reported decided to hire close to two lakh workers over the next few years.

Kaifiyat Express derailment: 74 injured in UP's Auraiya; seven trains diverted as NDRF deployed
India

Kaifiyat Express derailment: 74 injured in UP's Auraiya; seven trains diverted as NDRF deployed

Over 70 people were injured after the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed near Auraiya district in Uttar Pradesh early on Wednesday

Kaifiyat Express derailment in UP's Auraiya district: No deaths yet, 70 injured; Suresh Prabhu 'personally monitors' situation
India

Kaifiyat Express derailment in UP's Auraiya district: No deaths yet, 70 injured; Suresh Prabhu 'personally monitors' situation

Ten coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning, resulting in injuries to at least 50 people, in the second rail accident in the state in four days.