A train derailment is the situation when it runs off its rails. In extreme condition, it may even leave its track. It is usually caused when a train collides with another object or mechanical failure of wheels and tracks.
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.
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.
13 Nov 2018
Puri-bound Dhauli Express derails, no casualties reported
A bogie of the Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express derailed near Panskura station in West Bengal today.
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.
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.
04 Oct 2018
Odisha: One coach of Falaknuma Express derails, no casualty reported
One coach of the Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknuma Express train today derailed near Kapilas Road railway station in Odisha's Cuttack district but there was no report of any casualty.
09 Aug 2018
Chhattisgarh: Engine of evacuated train derails after Naxals uproot tracks
The engine of an empty rake of the Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train derailed after Naxals uprooted railway tracks near Kamaloor railway station in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.
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.
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.
01 Apr 2018
Fewer than 100 railway-accidents for first time in 35 years
Despite a series of fatal derailments in 2017, the Indian Railways has achieved one of its best safety records in decades this financial year.
22 Jan 2018
16 injured as passengers "went flying" in Sydney railway crash
About 16 people were rushed to hospital with injuries when a train failed to brake at the Richmond Station and hit a barrier.
31 Dec 2017
#ThatWas2017: A year of trains' derailments, mismanagement and misery
India will remember 2017 as the year of major train mishaps.
29 Dec 2017
Six train coaches derail in New Delhi, no casualty
In yet another derailment, six coaches of the New Delhi-Varanasi Manduadih Express went off the tracks at the New Delhi Railway Station last night.
23 Dec 2017
Tirupati-Nizamabad Rayalaseema Express derails in Telangana, no casualties
An express train derailed near Nizamabad in Telangana this morning, but there were no casualties, TOI reported.
21 Dec 2017
DMRC suspends four officials for Kalindi Kunj metro crash
The DMRC has suspended a deputy general manager, an assistant manager, a junior engineer and an assistant section engineer for the Kalindi Kunj train crash on Tuesday.
19 Dec 2017
Week before Magenta-Line launch, Delhi Metro train crashed into wall
In a severe setback for the Delhi Metro, a train crashed into a wall just a week before inauguration of the Magenta Line.
19 Dec 2017
Washington: 3 passengers killed, 100 injured in Amtrak train derailment
At least three people were killed and 100 injured when an Amtrak train crashed on to a highway after getting derailed and falling off a railway bridge.
04 Dec 2017
Major tragedy averted in Lucknow as railway tracks found sabotaged
Major tragedy was averted in Lucknow when officials noticed 150 clips missing from railway tracks in the Mahanagar area yesterday morning and alerted the authorities.
24 Nov 2017
Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derails: 3 dead and 9 injured
In yet another terrifying instance of derailment, 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express went off track near Banda in Uttar Pradesh.
14 Nov 2017
ISRO helps Indian Railways avoid accidents, provide real-time updates
Indian Railways has roped in ISRO for a more efficient railway network, including checking accidents at unmanned crossings and providing passengers real-time updates on train movement.
04 Oct 2017
3 coaches of goods train derails near Mathura, no casualties
The Indian Railways has suffered yet another train derailment.
14 Sep 2017
Jammu Rajdhani Exp derails in Delhi, no casualties
The series of accidents in Indian Railways continues as a coach of the Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed in the national capital.
08 Sep 2017
After three derailments, new Railways Minister focuses on damage control
Yesterday, Piyush Goyal faced a tough day in office as he had to answer for three derailments and one an-almost derailment, just a few days after he was appointed Railways minister.
07 Sep 2017
Delhi: Ranchi Rajdhani Express derails; no casualties so far
The engine and a power car of the Ranchi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express have derailed near Delhi's Shivaji Bridge.
07 Sep 2017
Shaktipunj Express derails in UP, no casualties
Days after former railway minister Suresh Prabhu was removed reportedly over back-to-back train accidents, seven coaches of the Shaktipunj Express derailed today in UP's Sonbhadra.
02 Sep 2017
Mumbai: "Hero" loco-pilots of derailed Duronto Express to be felicitated
Indian Railways is going felicitate the locomotive pilot (engine driver) Virender Singh and senior assistant loco pilot Abhay Kumar of the Mumbai-bound Duronto Express that recently derailed near Asangaon.
30 Aug 2017
Duronto Express derailment: Alert driver averted a major tragedy
The Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed yesterday but miraculously, there was no casualty, thanks to the alert driver.
29 Aug 2017
Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derails, injuries reported
In yet another train accident, some coaches and the engine of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed today morning near Asangaon.
23 Aug 2017
I take full responsibility: Suresh Prabhu after two train derailments
Following the fatal Utkal Express and Kaifiyat Express derailments in four days, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has taken "full moral responsibility".
23 Aug 2017
UP: Kaifiyat Express derails, 70 people injured
Nine coaches of the Azamgarh-Delhi Kaifiyat Express derailed near the Auraiya district in UP early in the morning, injuring at least 70 people.
21 Aug 2017
Utkal Exp derailment: Railways takes action against eight officials
The Railways has suspended a senior divisional engineer, a senior section engineer, an assistant engineer and a junior engineer after the Utkal Express derailment that killed 23.
20 Aug 2017
Utkal Express derailment: Driver didn't know track was under maintenance
The death toll in the Utkal Express derailment has reached 23; another 70-100 are injured.
19 Aug 2017
14 coaches of Utkal Express derailed in Muzaffarnagar; 23 dead
21 Apr 2017
Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails at Karnataka
An Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derailed on Friday morning between Khalgapur and Bhalki stations in Karnataka.
16 Apr 2017
Rajya Rani derailment: Rail Min, UP CM announce compensation
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have announced a compensation of Rs. 50,000 each for the victims of the Rajya Rani express derailment.
15 Apr 2017
8 coaches of Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed
In yet another unfortunate train accident, 8 coaches of Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed near Rampur.