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Rail Accident

34 Killed, Dozens Injured In Train Crash In Taiwan

Apr 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Reports said a truck fell from a cliff above and landed on the tracks, where a train emerging from a tunnel smashed into it.

Trains Collide In Southern Egypt, At Least 32 Killed

Mar 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Local media displayed videos from the scene showing flipped wagons with passengers trapped inside and surrounded by rubble.

Uttarakhand: Train Moves In Reverse Direction For Kilometres, Watch Video Here

Purnagiri Janshatabdi Express going from Delhi to Uttarakhand's Tanakpur rolled back for 35 kilometres and finally stopped at Khatima.

Two Bogies Of Shaheed Express Derail Near Lucknow

Jan 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The accident occurred on Monday

Three Dead As Two Cargo Trains Collide In Madhya Pradesh

Thirteen wagons of one of the trains and an engine jumped off the tracks following the collision.

12 November, 2019

15 Die, 58 Injured After Two Trains Collide In Bangladesh


Nine people died on the spot, while six others died in different hospitals.

12 July, 2019

WATCH | RPF Jawan Saves Woman From Being Crushed Under Train In Ahmedabad

Outlook Web Bureau

In an attempt to board a running train, an elderly woman slips and comes under it.

11 July, 2019

11 Dead, 60 Injured In Train Collision In Pakistan

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The Quetta bound Akbar Express collided with a stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad Tehsil of the Punjab province.

20 April, 2019

At Least 15 Injured As 12 Coaches Of Poorva Express Derails In Kanpur

Outlook Web Bureau

Four out of the 12 derailed Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches had overturned.

03 February, 2019

7 Dead, Several Injured As 11 Coaches Of Seemanchal Express Derail Near Bihar's Vaishali, Rescue Ops Underway

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All passengers trains on this route have been cancelled.

02 January, 2019

Denmark: 6 Killed In Train Accident On Great Belt Bridge

Outlook Web Bureau

The Great Belt bridge in Denmark linking the islands of Zealand and Funen was shut after the incident and people were reportedly being evacuated.


27 December, 2018

16 Fall Ill After Fire On Kolkata Metro, All Passengers Evacuated

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Disaster management personnel along with those of the fire and emergency services department rescued the passengers, the officials said.

06 December, 2018

Amritsar Train Tragedy: Magisterial Report On Probe Gives Clean Chit To Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Outlook Web Bureau

Navjot Kaur Sidhu was the chief guest at the Ravana effigy burning event where the incident took place and had said earlier that she came to know about the accident as soon as she left the site.

22 November, 2018

Amritsar Train Tragedy: Centre’s Probe Clears Railways

Outlook Web Bureau

The probe report found that the spot of the accident was not visible till the train was within 250 meters of the crowd of revellers due to a S-curve on the route.

11 November, 2018

Amritsar Train Tragedy Victims Cheated In Death With Cheques: SAD

Outlook Web Bureau

Demanding an enhanced compensation of Rs 1 crore and a government job to each victim family, Valtoha said the Congress government should not discriminate against the victims only because they were poor.

03 November, 2018

After Denying Investigation, Railways Agrees To Probe Amritsar Tragedy

Outlook Web Bureau

The probe will begin November 4, according to a notification issued by the Northern Railway.

29 October, 2018

Three Killed After Being Hit By Train In Delhi

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The incident happened around 7.15 a.m., when they were trying to cross the railway track near Nangloi and were run over by the Bikaner-Delhi Express, railway official said.


23 October, 2018

Amritsar Train Tragedy: Punjab Congress Slams Railways, Demands Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar questioned how a "clean chit" was given to the loco-pilot of the train, which ran over nearly 60 people watching a Dussehra event in Amritsar

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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