Two killed, two injured as train hits van at level crossing in WB

Two persons including a woman were killed and two others were injured when a local suburban train hit a motorised van at an unmanned level crossing in South 24 Parganas district on Wednesday, police said.

Bill to amend Railways Act 1989 introduced in Lok Sabha

Aiming at preventing duplication in filing compensation claims in train accident, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Thursday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha proposing amendment in the existing Railways Act 1989.

French train collision leaves 25 injured

French authorities say that two trains carrying a total of 238 passengers have collided near the southwestern French city of Pau, injuring 25.

About 80 injured as two trains collide in S Africa

Two trains crashed into each other in South Africa`s eastern coastal city of Durban on Tuesday, injuring about 80 people, rescuers said.

All angles will be considered during probe in derailment: Railway Minister Gowda

The sabotage angle and its denial in the derailment of the New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar would both be considered during the probe, Railway minister Sadananda Gowda said on Wednesday.

Mukherjee expresses grief over loss of life in train accident in Bihar

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express train derailment in Chhapra.

11 killed as train hits car in Bihar

At least 11 people, including four children, were killed and three seriously injured Saturday night when a goods train hit their car in Bihar`s West Champaran district, police said.

Passengers` safety priority for new railways minister

Safety and security of passengers will be the top-most priority for the new union government, Railways Minister DV Sadanand Gowda said Tuesday.

Death toll in Gorakdham Express mishap climbs to 26

Preliminary probe into the Gorakhdham train accident has indicated that the cause could be "fractured rails", a senior Union minister said on Tuesday.

Gorakhdham Express mishap: PM Narendra Modi announces relief

In his first decision after taking over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a relief of Rs two lakh each to the kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured in yesterday`s train accident in Uttar Pradesh.

Freight train collides with passenger train in Russia, at least 9 kiled

In a deadly incident in Russia, a freight train collided with with a passenger train at the outskirts of the capital Moscow, killing at least nine, said Russian news agencies.

Two killed as trains collide in Uttar Pradesh

Two people were killed and over a dozen injured when two trains collided in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Thursday.

Railways takes down curtains from third AC coaches

Citing safety reasons, railways has decided to remove curtains put on pathways of all air- conditioned three-tier (3 AC) coaches of trains.

Nine killed as train hits bus in Turkey: Local media

At least nine people were killed and five injured on Thursday when a train crashed into a bus carrying factory workers in Turkey`s southern city of Mersin, local news agencies reported.

Two dead, seven hurt as train derails in French Alps: Firefighters

Two people died and seven others were injured on Saturday when a train derailed in the southern French Alps, firefighters said.

Railways to implement indigenous technology to prevent mishap

With anti-collision systems installed earlier achieving partial success, Railways on Monday announced installation of an indigenous and efficient technology to prevent train mishaps.

Derailment of goods train disrupt train services

Train services in Ranchi Rail Division has been affected following derailment of coal-laden goods train between Gangaghat and Gautamdhara railway stations in Ranchi district, railway sources said.

Govt not taking steps to avoid rail mishaps: Jaganmohan Reddy

YSR Congress President Jaganmohan Reddy today blamed the Central government for not taking appropriate measures to avoid railway mishaps such as the Bangalore-Nanded train fire tragedy that claimed 26 lives.

Chronology of major rail mishaps in last 10 years

An air-conditioned coach of the Bangalore-Nanded Express train caught fire in the early hours today in Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh, killing 26 people and injuring 13 others.

Three of a family run over by train in Vizianagaram

A man and his two sons were on Sunday killed after being run over by a train while they were crossing tracks in Andhra Pradesh`s Vizianagaram district.