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Railway coaches: Now coupled to safety

Since November last year, India has witnessed three horrible railway accidents, two near Kanpur and one in Andhra Pradesh. They claimed more than 200 lives. Railway experts feel the casualties coul

Major train accidents since May 2014

With two major train accidents in succession this week, we list the major train accidents that have occurred since 2014:    26 May 2014 –

Suresh Prabhu hints he wants to quit, Railway board chief resigns

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday dropped a hint that he has offered to resign while Chairman Railway Board AK Mital tendered his resignation following two major train accidents.

Duranto train derails, no one seriously injured

An express train headed to Mumbai derailed on Tuesday. Railways said that no one sustained serious injuries. The derailment took place barely six days after an express train derailed near

Lohani lays emphasis on highest level of safety

Chairman railway board (CRB) Ashwani Lohani wrote a letter to railwaymen to ensure highest level of safety, just hours after the derailment of Nagpur-Mumbai CST Duranto express on Tuesday.

Prabhu transformed railways: Piyush Goyal

 Piyush Goyal, who took over as the railway minister on Monday, lauded his predecessor Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu for building the roadmap of railways’ extensive growth and for bringing in

Railway staff to blame, says report on Utkal derailment

 The railway staff carried out track repair work without getting prerequisite permissions, said a preliminary report on the derailment of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express that left 23 passengers de

What’s ailing Indian Railway?

Poor safety, slow trains and demand fast outpacing the capacity are the main challenges being faced by the Indian Railway (IR). The question that should be asked is why Indian Railways is not abl

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