A relief train carrying survivors of the ill-fated Janta Express that derailed in Madhya Pradesh's Harda district reached the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai Thursday morning.
In a first of its kind disaster, 27 people were killed as two trains derailed within 15 minutes near a bridge in Harda, Madhya Pradesh, sending 21 coaches plunging into the rain-swollen Machak river, officials and witnesses said.
Over 70 people escaped unhurt when a passenger train in the UK derailed after colliding with a heard of cows, killing five of them.
Eight bogies of a Jammu-bound train derailed in Kaushambi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, reportedly killing one person and injuring six.
The commuter rail route where an Amtrak train left the track on Tuesday was not governed by an advanced safety technology meant to prevent high-speed derailments, investigators said on Wednesday.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today ordered an inquiry into the derailment of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter City Express and announced a compensation for the families of those killed in the mishap.
Several people who were gravely injured were taken out of the station in Moscow and airlifted from the scene where the subway derailed.
The toll in Maharashtra train derailment Sunday climbed to 21 after three more passengers died on Monday, officials said. Over 120 people have been injured. Here are photos from the accident site.
The toll in Maharashtra train derailment Sunday climbed to 21 after three more passengers died on Monday, officials said.
Seventeen people were killed and 120 injured when the engine and four bogies of the passenger train derailed on Konkan Railway route.
Rescue operations were going on, the police said, adding that workers were trying to extricate people trapped under bogies that overturned after derailment.
Railways today ordered an inquiry into derailment of a passenger train on Konkan route in Raigad district of Maharashtra.
Despite repeated fire incidents in trains, railways is yet to install automatic fire alarm system in a majority of long-distance services.
It was an agonising wait for relatives of the passengers of the ill-fated Bangalore-Nanded Express train as they stood outside the state-run Victoria Hospital here, some expecting bodies and others not even sure of the fate of their dear ones.
"We were asleep... All of a sudden, we all woke up to a burning sensation," said a survivor, who played a good Samaritan to help three fellow passengers escape but lost his wife and uncle in the Bangalore-Nanded Express train fire tragedy.
An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnosis-like "daze" and nodded at the controls just before the wreck
A suburban New York train derailed on Sunday, killing four people and injuring 70, including 11 critically, when all seven cars of a Metro-North train ran off the tracks on a sharp curve, officials said.
Five people are feared dead and 50 injured as four coaches of Ernakulam-bound Mangala Express derailed near 40 km away from Nashik in Maharashtra this morning.