Indian Railways struggles to remain on track, staff shortage, low funds, poor safety plague behemoth
Populist measures like increasing the number of trains by successive governments have put an immense burden on rail tracks making the situation dangerous.
Shaktipunj Express derails: Third train accident in a month shows Indian Railways is rotting from within
Shaktipunj express derailment is only the latest in the steadily increasing number of train accidents across the country. There are systemic reasons behind this.
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
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
An RTI response to Firstpost reveals that over 370 major train accidents have been recorded since April 2014 across the country
Six bogies of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duranto Express have derailed near Titwala, on the outskirts of Mumbai, on Tuesday.
Taking a dim view of the 'bullet train' project in the backdrop of recent railway accidents, the Shiv Sena said the Centre should instead focus on safely operating existing trains.
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
Chairman of the Railway Board AK Mittal tendered his resignation to Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday
Utkal Express derailment: Accident highlights fractures in railway's hiring procedures, skill management
There are several issues of protocol and governance in India, which can be gleaned from the Utkal Express train accident that occurred on Saturday.
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
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.
As many as 1,394 train accidents were reported in India over the past ten years.
Kalinga Utkal Express train would resume services from Puri on Tuesday and from Haridwar on 25 August after remaining cancelled for a day due to derailment near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh.
Utkal Express derailment: Khatauli residents join hands to save lives, provide aid to accident victims
Men and women, young and old, Hindus and Muslims... Khatauli rose as one when the Kalinga Utkal Express derailed with hundreds of people rushing to rescue passengers trapped in mangled coaches.
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
Rail traffic in Khatauli, suspended after a derailment, was restored on Monday, with the first train leaving the spot at 1:21 am, the Northern Railways said
The commissioner of railway safety on Sunday invited people to be part of the inquiry into the derailment of the Utkal Express.
The Indian Red Cross Society has sent 100 units of blood to the Meerut Medical College Hospital where most of the injured in Saturday's Utkal Express derailment are being treated.