Articles about Train Accident

5 dead, 20 injured as Bikaner-Guwahati Express derails in Bengal

13 Jan 2022

5 dead, 20 injured as Bikaner-Guwahati Express derails in Bengal

At least five people have reportedly been killed as the Bikaner-Guwahati Express got derailed in Moynaguri, West Bengal on Thursday evening.

Gas-tanker hits railway tracks suffering tire burst; major accident averted

06 Jul 2021

Gas-tanker hits railway tracks suffering tire burst; major accident averted

An empty gas truck veered off from the Mumbai-Nashik National Highway after suffering a tire burst and came on the parallel railway tracks on Monday evening, forcing the suspension of traffic on the Kasara-Kalyan section which resulted in holding up of some long-distance and suburban trains for almost two hours, officials said.

Goa-bound Rajdhani Express derails inside tunnel, passengers safe

26 Jun 2021

Goa-bound Rajdhani Express derails inside tunnel, passengers safe

Goa-bound Rajdhani Express from Hazrat Nizamuddin derailed inside a tunnel in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra early on Saturday, but there was no report of injury to any passenger, an official said.

Passenger trains collide in Pakistan, 50 dead; Army called in

07 Jun 2021

Passenger trains collide in Pakistan, 50 dead; Army called in

Two passenger trains collided in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday, killing at least 50 people and injuring 70 others, prompting authorities to call in the Army and paramilitary forces for rescue and relief operations.

Train rams into vehicles at open level crossing, five dead

22 Apr 2021

Train rams into vehicles at open level crossing, five dead

Five people were killed and one person was injured after a train rammed into some vehicles at a manned level crossing in Shahjahanpur whose gates were allegedly not closed at the time of the incident.

Egypt: 11 killed in train crash north of Cairo

19 Apr 2021

Egypt: 11 killed in train crash north of Cairo

A passenger train derailed north of Cairo on Sunday, killing at least 11 people, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years.

Taiwan prosecutors probe train crash that killed 51

03 Apr 2021

Taiwan prosecutors probe train crash that killed 51

Prosecutors in Taiwan said on Saturday that they have questioned the owner of an unmanned truck that rolled onto a rail track and caused the country's worst train disaster in decades that killed 51 people and injured 146, though no charges have been filed.

Taiwan train derails in tunnel, reportedly killing 36 people

02 Apr 2021

Taiwan train derails in tunnel, reportedly killing 36 people

A passenger train carrying an estimated 350 people derailed in eastern Taiwan on Friday morning, killing at least 36 people and injuring dozens more, the authorities said, marking the island's deadliest rail accident in decades.

Uttarakhand: Major accident averted after train moves in reverse direction

18 Mar 2021

Uttarakhand: Major accident averted after train moves in reverse direction

A major train accident in Uttarakhand was averted on Wednesday after Purnagiri Janshatabdi Express started running in a reverse direction on the railway tracks, but stopped a few kilometers away.

Two bogies of a passenger train derail in Lucknow

18 Jan 2021

Two bogies of a passenger train derail in Lucknow

Two bogies of a passenger train on its way from Amritsar to Jaynagar in Bihar derailed in Lucknow on Monday morning. No casualties were reported.

2016 Kanpur train-accident: Not conspiracy, corrosion blamed for 152 deaths

26 Oct 2020

2016 Kanpur train-accident: Not conspiracy, corrosion blamed for 152 deaths

Four years ago, the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur, killing 152 passengers. The accident, one of the worst to hit Indian Railways, was suggested to be a result of a terrorist conspiracy, even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Odisha: Eight coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail; 20 injured

16 Jan 2020

Odisha: Eight coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail; 20 injured

In a tragic incident, eight coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Express derailed in Odisha this morning, injuring nearly 20 people. No casualties were reported at the time of press.

12 coaches of Poorva Express derail near Kanpur, 13 injured

20 Apr 2019

12 coaches of Poorva Express derail near Kanpur, 13 injured

On Saturday, twelve coaches of Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed and thirteen people have been injured so far, claimed reports.

Bihar: Seven dead as 11 coaches of Seemanchal Express derail

03 Feb 2019

Bihar: Seven dead as 11 coaches of Seemanchal Express derail

In an unfortunate incident, seven people died on Sunday after 11 coaches of the Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express (12487) derailed in Bihar.

Danish train accident: 6 passengers killed, several others injured

02 Jan 2019

Danish train accident: 6 passengers killed, several others injured

Six people were killed in a train accident today on a Danish bridge linking the central islands of Zealand and Funen, according to the rail operator.

#AssamTrainBlast: 11 injured in explosion in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express

01 Dec 2018

#AssamTrainBlast: 11 injured in explosion in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express

As many as 11 people have reportedly been injured in an explosion inside one of the coaches of the Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express in Assam's Udalguri.

Fire breaks out in coach of Kalka-Howrah train, no casualties

27 Nov 2018

Fire breaks out in coach of Kalka-Howrah train, no casualties

A fire broke out in the front coach of Kalka-Howrah train today, however, no one was injured.

Spain: One dead, 44 hurt as landslide derails train

20 Nov 2018

Spain: One dead, 44 hurt as landslide derails train

One person was killed and 44 others were injured today when a commuter train derailed near Barcelona (Spain) due to a landslide caused by heavy rains.

Railways to build 3,000km of walls to keep trespassers away

19 Nov 2018

Railways to build 3,000km of walls to keep trespassers away

On the back of the Amritsar train tragedy last month, the Indian Railways has decided to build 3,000km of walls to fence its tracks and ward off trespassers.

Mumbai shocker! 12 killed on railway tracks yesterday

13 Nov 2018

Mumbai shocker! 12 killed on railway tracks yesterday

As many as 12 people were killed and five others received injuries in separate accidents on railway tracks in Mumbai and its neighboring areas yesterday, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said today.

Railways hikes medical consultation fees on trains to Rs. 100

08 Nov 2018

Railways hikes medical consultation fees on trains to Rs. 100

With more and more reports of medical emergencies during rail travel emerging, the Indian Railways has decided to charge passengers Rs. 100 for medical consultation provided by it.

UP: Train runs over three railway gangmen working on tracks

05 Nov 2018

UP: Train runs over three railway gangmen working on tracks

A train ran over three gangmen between Sandila and Umartali stations in Uttar Pradesh.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Protesters removed from track, train services resume after 40hrs

21 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Protesters removed from track, train services resume after 40hrs

Over 40 hours after the accident in Amritsar in which 59 Dussehra revelers were mowed down by a train, protesters were cleared off the tracks and services resumed on Sunday afternoon.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Residents stage protest, demand action against train driver

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Residents stage protest, demand action against train driver

Scores of people on Saturday staged a sit-in on the railway tracks near Amritsar where 61 people were mowed down by a train during a Dussehra event.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin offers condolences on train accident

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin offers condolences on train accident

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday offered condolences to India on the train accident near Amritsar in Punjab, which claimed 61 lives, the Russian Embassy said.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Services between Amritsar, Jalandhar affected after train accident

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Services between Amritsar, Jalandhar affected after train accident

All services between Jalandhar and Amritsar remained suspended for hours after Dussehra revelers were mowed down by a train near Amritsar, railway officials said.

39 of those killed in Amritsar train accident identified: Officials

20 Oct 2018

39 of those killed in Amritsar train accident identified: Officials

Thirty-nine of the 61 people killed in the train accident near Amritsar in Punjab have been identified so far, officials said on Saturday.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing

At least 60 were killed and 77 injured after a train mowed people reveling in Dussehra celebrations near Amritsar on Friday.

Amritsar train accident: Over 50 feared dead, rescue operations underway

19 Oct 2018

Amritsar train accident: Over 50 feared dead, rescue operations underway

In an unfortunate incident, over 50 people are feared dead in a train accident which happened near train tracks in Amritsar.

1 killed as truck rams into Rajdhani Express in MP

18 Oct 2018

1 killed as truck rams into Rajdhani Express in MP

A speeding truck rammed into the Thiruvananthapuram-New Delhi Rajdhani Express today, resulting in the derailment of two of its coaches at a railway crossing in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district, an official said.

UP: New Farakka Express derails near Rae Bareli, five dead

10 Oct 2018

UP: New Farakka Express derails near Rae Bareli, five dead

On Wednesday morning, five coaches, and the engine, of Delhi bound New Farakka Express derailed near Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, killing 5.

Mumbai: Train hits dead end at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus platform

08 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Train hits dead end at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus platform

The engine of the Mumbai-bound Pawan Express hit the dead end of a platform at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai early today.

Loco-pilots stop train to let herd of elephants pass by

27 Aug 2018

Loco-pilots stop train to let herd of elephants pass by

Two locomotive pilots Amar Nath Bhagat and Pawan Kumar stopped the train in northern West Bengal for a noble gesture- they allowed a herd of elephants to pass by.

Chennai: At least five dead after falling off crowded train

24 Jul 2018

Chennai: At least five dead after falling off crowded train

At least five commuters traveling on the footboard of a Chennai local died as they hit a 'hard surface' when the train entered the St Thomas Mount station.

J&K: Youth run over by train dies in Jammu

22 Jul 2018

J&K: Youth run over by train dies in Jammu

In the fourth such incident in J&K this week, a youth in Jammu died after being hit by a train, an official said today.

Mumbai: Woman slips while trying to board moving train, dies

13 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Woman slips while trying to board moving train, dies

A 50-year-old woman lost her life after she slipped into the gap between the train and a platform in Mumbai's Borivali station.

Punjab: Tree falls on train's windshield amid rains, loco-pilot injured

13 Jul 2018

Punjab: Tree falls on train's windshield amid rains, loco-pilot injured

A tree fell on the windshield of the Bathinda-bound Kisan Express during heavy rains and storm, leaving the loco pilot injured.

Turkey: Train derails due to bad-weather, killing 10, injuring dozens

09 Jul 2018

Turkey: Train derails due to bad-weather, killing 10, injuring dozens

Ten people were killed and 73 injured today when a train packed with weekend passengers derailed in northwest Turkey, the Turkish Health Ministry said.

Madurai Express sleeper-class coach derails at Khandala, none hurt

06 Jul 2018

Madurai Express sleeper-class coach derails at Khandala, none hurt

A sleeper class coach of Madurai Express derailed at Khandala railway station on Mumbai-Pune route in Maharashtra in the wee hours today.

Railways register 15 fire incidents in trains in 5 months

08 Jun 2018

Railways register 15 fire incidents in trains in 5 months

A Railway Board letter has cited 15 cases of fire-related accidents in trains in the last five months due to improper maintenance and lack of supervision.