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Fourth major train accident in 2010

July 19, 2010 10:13 IST

A chronology of major train accidents since 2000

  • Dec 3, 2000: Forty-six killed and over 130 injured as the Howrah-Amritsar Mail rams into a derailed goods train between Sarai Banjara and Sadhugarh in Punjab.
  • June 22, 2001: Forty people killed when the Mangalore-Chennai Mail fell into Kadalundi river near Kozhikode in Kerala.
  • January 5, 2002: 21 killed and 41 injured when Secundarabad-Manmad express train rammed into a stationary goods train at Ghatnandur station in Maharashtra.
  • March 23, 2002: Seven injured when 13 bogies of Lokmanya Tilak Superfast Express from Patna to Mumbai derailed near Narsinghpur in Madhya Pradesh.
  • May 12, 2002: Twelve killed when the New Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express derails in Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh.
  • June 4, 2002: Thirty-four killed when the Kasgunj Express rams into a bus at a rail crossing.
  • September 9, 2002: 100 passengers were killed and 150 hurt when a bogie of Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani Express plunged into Dhave river in Bihar's Aurangabad district.
  • Sept 10, 2002: One hundred and twenty are killed when the Kolkata-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derails over a bridgein Bihar.
  • May 15, 2003: Thirty eight people killed and 13 injured when three coaches of Amritsar-bound Frontier Mail caught fire.
  • June 22, 2003: 53 were killed and 25 injured when the Karwar-Mumbai Central Holiday Special train derailed after crossing Vaibhavwadi Station in Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra.
  • July 2, 2003: A train engine and two adjoining coaches fell off a bridge in Warangal, killing 18 people.
  • February 27, 2004: 30 people killed when Guwahati-bound Kanchenjunga Express rammed into a truck at an unmanned level-crossing in West Bengal's Dinajpur district.
  • December 15, 2004: 34 persons, including 11 women, died and about 50 injured when Ahmedabad-bound Jammu Tawi Express collided head-on with a local train about 40 km from Jalandhar in Punjab.
  • August 18, 2006: Two carriages caught fire on Chennai-Hyderabad Express near Secundrabad railway station.
  • November 9, 2006: About 40 died and 15 injured in West Bengal rail accident.
  • December 1, 2006: A portion of 150-year-old bridge being dismantled collapsed over a passing train in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, killing 35 and injuring 17.
  • November 14, 2009: The Delhi-bound Mandore Express derailed with some portion of the track piercing its AC compartment, leaving seven passengers dead and over 60 injured in in Bassi town near Jaipur.
  • October 21, 2009: Twenty-two people were killed and 26 injured when the Goa Express rammed the Mewar Express at Banjana on the Mathura-Vrindavan section of the Northern Railway in Uttar Pradesh.
  • 2 January 2010: Three accidents involving five trains took place in Uttar Pradesh due to dense fog conditions,killing 15 people.
  • 16 January 2010: Three people died and around a dozen were injured when two express trains -- Kalindi Express and Shram Shakti Express -- collided in thick fog in UttarPradesh.
  • May 28, 2010: Jyaneshwari Express derailed by Naxals killing at least 148 people.
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