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Train accident: Anxious relatives throng Chandigarh railway station


July 10th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) Worried relatives of the passengers of the Kalka-bound Kalka Mail that derailed in Uttar Pradesh Sunday killing at least 35 people, thronged the Chandigarh railway station ... Read more...

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Armed men loot train passengers in Bihar


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed robbers struck the Azeemabad Express and looted passengers after assaulting them while the train was travelling between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh early Saturday, officials said. ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway to run special train on Ganesh Chaturthi


August 29th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Konkan Railway will run three special Ahmedabad-Madgaon-Ahmedabad trains to meet the festival rush during the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, an official said Sunday."Taking into account heavy rush ... Read more...

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Another train robbery in Bihar


August 9th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) In yet another train robbery in Bihar, armed men looted cash and valuables at gunpoint and assaulted dozens of passengers of the Howrah-Amritsar Express in Jamui district, police ... Read more...

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Armed men loot, assault train passengers in Bihar (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 6 (IANS) Dozens of armed robbers looted and assaulted passengers of a Kolkata-Delhi train while it was passing through Bihar's Lakhisarai district Friday. They also opened fire, seriously injuring a ... Read more...

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Train robbers strike again in Andhra Pradesh


July 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Train robberies are continuing unabated in Andhra Pradesh with robbers targeting passengers of another train late Saturday night and snatching gold ornaments, with the railway police failing to ... Read more...

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Train derails near Jaipur, six killed (Lead)


November 14th, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 14 (IANS) Six people were killed and 19 injured when 11 coaches of a train derailed in Rajasthan early Saturday, a railway official said. The Jodhpur-Delhi Mandore Express derailed near Bassi, ... Read more...

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Five killed as train derails near Jaipur


November 14th, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 14 (IANS) Five people were killed and 19 injured when 11 coaches of a train derailed in Rajasthan early Saturday, a railway official said. The Jodhpur-Delhi Mandore Express derailed near Bassi, ... Read more...

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Volvo to roll out sleeper coach buses by year-end


August 28th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Volvo Buses India Friday said it is planning to roll out "sleeper coaches" by the end of this year. "One of the markets we are studying is sleeper ... Read more...

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Mamata starts non-stop, long-distance trains


July 3rd, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee introduced non-stop train services between major cities as she unveiled her 2009-10 budget proposals in parliament Friday. The 12 services will be ... Read more...

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On a train from flooded Bihar - to new beginnings


September 4th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Two years ago, the waters claimed her husband. Now, with her two sons going missing in the raging floods that swept through her Bihar village, tragedy has ... Read more...

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Alert driver prevents major train accident in Kanpur


August 10th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Thanks to an alert driver, a major accident was averted in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district when the brake coupling of the Gomti Express train broke down, an official ... Read more...

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29 Skeletons from Gouthami Express sent for forensic identification


August 2nd, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Warangal (Andhra Pradesh), August 2 (ANI): Skeletons of 29 passengers from the five gutted coaches of the Secunderabad-Kakinada Gouthami Express were today shifted to a government hospital in Warangal to identify ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 32 in Gautami Express fire accident (Update)


August 1st, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, August 1 (ANI): The death toll in the Gautami Express fire accident that took place early this morning has risen to 32, including a pregnant woman.Besides, eight passengers were ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 13 in Gautami Express fire accident


August 1st, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (ANI): The death toll in the Gautami Express fire accident has risen to 13, including a pregnant woman. Besides, four passengers were injured in the incident, which happened ... Read more...

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Three killed as Gautami Express catches fire in Andhra


August 1st, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Hyderabad , Aug 1 (ANI): Three people, including two women, were killed as fire broke out in the Gautami Express near Mehboobabad district of Andhra Pradesh early this morning.The fire broke ... Read more...

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Railway fare concessions come into effect from Tuesday


April 1st, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Several concessions in passenger fares, announced earlier by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, came into effect from Tuesday. "A discount of Re.1 will apply from now on all ... Read more...

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‘Gujarat ignored in rail budget’


February 26th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A cross section of people here said Gujarat has been ignored in the railway budget presented to the Lok Sabha Tuesday. It was only to be expected, said ... Read more...

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