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Aug 20, 2017
Utkal Express mishap: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu must accept responsibility, says CongressBlaming "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".
Jul 30, 2017
Railway ministry data reveals decrease in train accidents after implementation of safety measuresThere 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
Nov 23, 2016
Indian railways ask again for safety funds after Patna-Indore Express crash kills 150The 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
Jan 11, 2016
Lucky survivor: Woman gets run over by train in Purulia, lives to tell the storyIn 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.
Dec 12, 2014
Train accidents killed 98, injured 290 from April to November: Railway MinisterDuring April-November period of the current year, 98 persons died and 290 persons received injuries in train accidents, said the Railway Minister.
Jan 08, 2014
Mumbai-Dehradun Express fire : Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deadRailway 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.
Oct 11, 2012
CRIS, RailYatri develop live train trackerYesterday, 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.
Apr 30, 2012
Indian Railways to deploy train tracking softwareIndian Railways has been striving to get some modern technologies in its kitty to better serve the passengers.
Apr 02, 2012
Indian Railways may introduce GPS systems in trains by 2013We’re surely looking into the future with this technology. Officials behind the world’s fourth largest railway network, ...