PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Anantapur train accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the loss of lives in a train accident in Andhra Pradesh`s Anantapur district on Monday.

MP train mishap: Water gushed 36 feet high breaching tracks, say Railways

Water from a rain-swollen river gushed 36 feet high breaching tracks which was just 13 feet above the river bed triggering the "freak" derailment of two express trains in Madhya Pradesh which Railways on Thursday claimed could not have been averted.

Train has fallen off a bridge and we are about to sink – Sister's last call to her brother

"The train has fallen off a bridge and we are about to sink." These were the last words of 26-year-old Vinita Bathre, who met the watery grave along with nine of her family members in the twin train tragedy near Harda town in Madhya Pradesh little before August 4 midnight.

Madhya Pradesh twin train tragedy: Railways skipped monsoon patrolling at mishap spot?

The section where two trains derailed due to the sudden flow of water on the tracks has no history of being vulnerable to accidents in rainy season and hence the Railway officials had not anticipated such a tragedy at that spot near here in Madhya Pradesh.

29 killed, 25 hurt in MP twin train derailment
29 killed, 25 hurt in MP twin train derailment

Twenty-nine people were killed as two express trains derailed within minutes of each other on flooded tracks while crossing a railway bridge in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh in the dead of night and plunged into the swollen Machak river.

Flooding of tracks caused derailment: Railways

Railways on Wednesday said the sudden flow of water on the tracks caused the derailment of the two trains while they were crossing the swollen Machak river near Harda in Madhya Pradesh.

 

Passenger train derails in Madhya Pradesh, bogies fall into river

A passenger train travelling from Mumbai to Varanasi has derailed in Madhya Pradesh with "two-four of its bogies" falling into a river. Casualties are not yet known, police said.

 

Several passengers feared dead as two trains derail in Madhya Pradesh
Several passengers feared dead as two trains derail in Madhya Pradesh

Several passengers were feared dead when two express trains tonight derailed while crossing a bridge on swollen Machak river near Harda in Madhya Pradesh, senior district officials said.

 

More than 300 people injured in train crash in South Africa
More than 300 people injured in train crash in South Africa

A commuter train has crashed into another passenger train during rush hour in South Africa's largest city injuring more than 300 people, said an emergency services spokeswoman.

Pak army officers among 17 dead in rail mishap, sabotage feared

 At least 17 people, including senior officers of Pakistan Army, were killed on Thursday when four bogies of a special train carrying troops fell into a canal in Punjab province after the bridge it was passing over collapsed, with top officials describing the incident as an act of "sabotage".

Two die as train coaches fall into Pakistan canal

At least two people were killed and several injured after two coaches of a train fell into a canal near Pakistan`s Gujranwala city on Thursday, a media report said.

Two Russian girls electrocuted attempting selfie atop train

 Two 15-year-old girls were electrocuted in the southern Russian city of Taganrog after climbing on the roof of a freight train to take a photograph of themselves, investigators said on Tuesday.

Argentina sees sabotage as train accident injures 40

Argentina`s government alleged Monday that a train accident that injured 40 people was an act of political sabotage targeting the transport minister, a candidate in upcoming presidential primaries.

Eight killed, 19 injured in train collision in UP

At least eight people were killed and 19 others were injured when a tractor trolley collided with a train at a railway crossing on Najibabad Kotdwar road near Samirpur in Bijnor.

Train accident in Germany kills two

 At least two people were killed and 20 others injured when a train collided with a vehicle in the German town of Ibbenbueren on Saturday, a media report said.

Body of eighth victim found in Philadelphia train wreckage

 Rescuers pulled an eighth body out of the wreckage of an Amtrak train that derailed this week in Philadelphia, a city official said on Thursday, as the attorney for the engineer who was at the controls said his client had no memory of the accident.

At least six killed in Philadelphia train derailment, scores injured

Rescue workers on Wednesday sifted through twisted metal and other debris from the wreck of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least six people and injuring scores of others, while investigators reviewed data to determine the cause of an accident.

Widow of Indian killed in US accident sues NY rail, road agency

The widow of an India-origin man, who was killed during a horrific train accident here in February, has sued the New York State and the public transportation agency for USD 25 million.

What really caused the train disaster in Uttar Pradesh?

Over three days after a train disaster left 38 people dead in Uttar Pradesh, it is not still clear what really caused the horrific accident.

'Midnight Rider' helmer takes responsibility of train accident
'Midnight Rider' helmer takes responsibility of train accident

"Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller has taken the responsibility of the train accident that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones, following his guilty plea earlier this month to charges related to her death.