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Railway accidents in 2013

Short-circuit may have caused Nanded Express blaze

26 passengers of air-conditioned coach killed in pre-dawn accident »

Four dead, 23 injured as train derails near Nashik

Railway Safety Commissioner orders probe; many trains cancelled »

Passengers jump out of train in panic, 10 run over

At least 10 persons died and another 15-20 were injured when the Bokaro Express ran over them at Gotlam, some 50 km from here, on Saturd...»

Train rams car at unmanned level crossing in Deva Nagar

Two persons were injured when a train rammed into a car at an unmanned level crossing at Deva Nagar, Vayalveli, Reddiarpalayam. A...»

Train mows down 28 pilgrims trapped on track in Bihar

Protests, arson after incident at crammed Dhamara Ghat station »

1 killed, 33 injured as train derails near Arakkonam

One passenger was killed and 33 others, including six women and two children, were injured when 12 bogies of Muzaffarpur-Yesvantpur Expr...»

‘Advertent act or negligence’ cause of train fire: report

The fire accident in the AC 3-tier coach of the Bangalore-Nanded Express that killed 26 persons on December 28 last year may have been c...»

Bodies of all Nanded Express accident victims identified

12 of the 26 bodies will be claimed by families after DNA report is obtained »

Firefighters help passengers break out of coach

At least 20 persons were rescued »

Frequent fires point to poor maintenance

So far this year, five incidents of fire have been reported on running trains »

30 passengers survive train fire tragedy

‘Exact number of victims can be confirmed after the ticket examiner reaches city’ »

Agonising wait for families of victims of train tragedy

Personnel at Victoria Hospital did not have much information »

Fire alarm system yet to be installed in most trains

Despite repeated fire incidents in trains, railways is yet to install automatic fire alarm system in a majority of long-distance services...»

Chennai family on burning coach

A family from Chromepet in Chennai that was headed to the pilgrimage centre of Mantralayam was among those who were trapped in the air-c...»

Train mishap: Anxious friends, relatives turn up at morgue, railway station

Anxiety was palpable on the faces of relatives and friends of persons on board the ill-fated Bangalore City-Nanded Express, which met wit...»


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