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All lines clear: ‘We thought gates will be built after the accident, but we only got two chains’

Nand Kishore, 30, who runs a grocery shop nearby, recalls how 15 days after the accident the chains were installed. “We thought gates will also be built, but that didn’t happen,” he says.

Passengers evacuated after fire breaks out in Kalka-Howrah train, no casualties

After the incident, the train was held up for more than two hours before the affected bogie was detached

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Taiwan driver granted bail after 18 killed in island's worst rail disaster

The train came off the rails on a curve while moving at close to 87 miles per hour (140 kmh), above the speed limit of 46 mph (74 kmh)

A dark night

Amritsar’s Dussehra tragedy was preventable. But the blame-games miss the wider abdication of responsibility.

Amritsar train accident: ADGP Railways to conduct probe to fix responsibility

There has been “negligence” on someone's part and this probe has been ordered to fix accountability, the DGP told media persons on the sidelines of the 59th Police Commemoration Day parade.

Amritsar train accident highlights: Nearly 60 dead, CM direct officials to form guidelines for permision to hold religious gatherings

Amritsar train accident: Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident which has claimed 59 lives and has sought a report within four weeks.

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Amritsar tragedy: 'Earlier there were warnings whenever trains approached'

Most people in the affected families were small-time labourers, wood polish workers, sanitary workers, gardeners, painters, etc — most of them migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, settled in Punjab for decades.

Amritsar train accident: Police gave permission, none sought from corporation

The ground where Ravan’s effigy was burnt is a Municipal Corporation ground. Amritsar Municipal Commissioner Sonali Giri told The Indian Express, “There was no permission sought from MC and no permission was given from our side.”

Amritsar mortuaries may run out of space: Punjab Health Minister

Bodies were lying on the floor outside mortuaries in both hospitals. Angry people at the hospitals protested lack of resources for taking proper care of the bodies.

Chennai: Four passengers hanging out of suburban train killed, 10 injured

A suburban network railway official said, "When the train was arriving at St.Thomas Mount, 10 passengers were hanging out of the door. They seem to have hit a wall or a pole and fallen down. Train was extremely crowded."

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Local train rams into Haridwar Express in Haryana, driver dead

A local train rammed into the Delhi-bound Lokmanya Tilak Haridwar Express amid foggy conditions at Baghola village in the district on Tuesday (December 8), leaving the driver of one of the trains dead and two others injured.

Train mishap in Anantapur; IAF aircraft crashes in Jammu

Five persons, including a Congress MLA from Karnataka, were killed and two others injured in Bangalore-Nanded train mishap; A Mig-21 Bison aircraft of the IAF crashed in Jammu, with the pilot managing to eject safely.

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30 dead, 46 injured as Janta Express derails near Rae Bareli in UP

At least 15 persons were killed and around 150 others injured when the engine and two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed near Bachrawan Railway Station in Rae Bareili district today.

Bengaluru-Ernakulam Express train mishap kills nine

Accidents are common on India's vast rail network, which carries 23 million people every day.

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Germany: train collides with lorry in Bavaria, killing at least one person

A train crash in northern Bavaria on Thursday night killed at least one person and wounded several more, German media reported.

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