Train Accidents

Showing of 1 - 20 from 21 results
Train Accidents - Total results - 21
Pakistan: Nearly 20 killed, several injured during train-bus collision at railway crossing in Sindh province's Sukkur division
World

Pakistan: Nearly 20 killed, several injured during train-bus collision at railway crossing in Sindh province's Sukkur division

Sukkur District Health Officer Dr Munir Mangrio confirmed that 13 bodies were sent to the Rohri hospital, while the remaining bodies were sent to the Sukkur hospital. The deceased included five women and nine men.

Speeding train runs over railway engineer between Kalyan and Thakurli stations near Mumbai
India

Speeding train runs over railway engineer between Kalyan and Thakurli stations near Mumbai

According to Railway officials, Rai, who was killed by a speeding train in Thane, had coordinated the rescue work at Chamtoli village where the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express got stranded last week for several hours due to flooding of rail tracks.

Six injured after 13 coaches of Tapti Ganga Express derail in Bihar’s Saran; rescue operations underway
India

Six injured after 13 coaches of Tapti Ganga Express derail in Bihar’s Saran; rescue operations underway

Four passengers were injured on Sunday after 13 coaches of Chapra-Surat Tapti Ganga Express derailed in Saran, Bihar

Death is supposed to be the greatest leveller, yet accident compensation varies capriciously depending on how one dies
Business

Death is supposed to be the greatest leveller, yet accident compensation varies capriciously depending on how one dies

Death by an air accident begets the greatest amount of compensation by far; the railways lags behind considerably.

Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani hints at change in flexi-fare system in premium trains
India

Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani hints at change in flexi-fare system in premium trains

Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani on Sunday hinted at a change in flexi-fare system in premium trains, saying there will be some tweaking.

Train accidents have come down by 40-45 percent, says Railway Board, hopes to further reduce mishaps
India

Train accidents have come down by 40-45 percent, says Railway Board, hopes to further reduce mishaps

Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani said that train accidents had come down by 40-45 percent in the current financial year as compared to the previous fiscal

Over 16 percent posts remain vacant in safety category of Indian Railways, reveals govt Data
India

Over 16 percent posts remain vacant in safety category of Indian Railways, reveals govt Data

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

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

Mumbai: Four coaches of harbour line local train derail near Mahim, five injured
India

Mumbai: Four coaches of harbour line local train derail near Mahim, five injured

Four coaches of a Mumbai harbour local train derailed on Friday morning near Mahim station, according to media reports.

Train derailments in India: Number of deaths in 2016-17 were highest in a decade
India

Train derailments in India: Number of deaths in 2016-17 were highest in a decade

As many as 1,394 train accidents were reported in India over the past ten years.

Utkal Express derailment: Railway ministry says train accidents have declined in last three years
India

Utkal Express derailment: Railway ministry says train accidents have declined in last three years

Under attack after the Utkal Express derailment, the railway ministry said on Monday that there has been a decline in the number of train accidents in the last three years after it initiated a series of safety measures.

Utkal Express derailment: Forced delays at signals, lack of funding could be behind train accidents
India

Utkal Express derailment: Forced delays at signals, lack of funding could be behind train accidents

A disproportionate growth in railway traffic, railway infrastructure and serious flaws in the scheduling of trains on some routes could be causing frequent accidents like Saturday's Utkal Express derailment, claims a 2017 research paper

Utkal Express mishap: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu must accept responsibility, says Congress
Politics

Utkal Express mishap: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu must accept responsibility, says Congress

Blaming "criminal negligence" for the Uttar Pradesh train accident, the Congress on Sunday said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu must accept responsibility since he "failed to perform his primary duty to secure passenger safety".

Railway ministry data reveals decrease in train accidents after implementation of safety measures
India

Railway ministry data reveals decrease in train accidents after implementation of safety measures

There has been a slight decline in the number of train accidents after implementation of a series of safety measures, including use of modern technology, according to Railway Ministry data

Indian railways ask again for safety funds after Patna-Indore Express crash kills 150
India

Indian railways ask again for safety funds after Patna-Indore Express crash kills 150

The railways wrote to the finance ministry on Monday to request about 1.19 trillion rupees for a five-year ring-fenced safety fund to upgrade tracks, build bridges and install newer signalling gear

Lucky survivor: Woman gets run over by train in Purulia, lives to tell the story
India

Lucky survivor: Woman gets run over by train in Purulia, lives to tell the story

In an incident which has to be seen to be believed, a woman in Purulia got run over by 56 coaches of a goods train, and survived with minor injuries.

Train accidents killed 98, injured 290 from April to November: Railway Minister
India

Train accidents killed 98, injured 290 from April to November: Railway Minister

During April-November period of the current year, 98 persons died and 290 persons received injuries in train accidents, said the Railway Minister.

Mumbai-Dehradun Express fire : Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kin of dead
India

Mumbai-Dehradun Express fire : Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kin of dead

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge today expressed grief over the death of passengers in the fire mishap on board the Mumbai-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the next of kin of those killed.

CRIS, RailYatri develop live train tracker
News & Analysis

CRIS, RailYatri develop live train tracker

Yesterday, the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) showcased the RailRadar, a live tracker that provides the location of a train on a map of India.

Indian Railways to deploy train tracking software
News & Analysis

Indian Railways to deploy train tracking software

Indian Railways has been striving to get some modern technologies in its kitty to better serve the passengers.