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.
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
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
Death by an air accident begets the greatest amount of compensation by far; the railways lags behind considerably.
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
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
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
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
Four coaches of a Mumbai harbour local train derailed on Friday morning near Mahim station, according to media reports.
As many as 1,394 train accidents were reported in India over the past ten 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.
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
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".
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
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
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.
During April-November period of the current year, 98 persons died and 290 persons received injuries in train accidents, said the Railway Minister.
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.