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  • Pakistan Railways develops IT-based train accident reducing systems

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has developed two indigenous IT-based solutions, which are expected to reduce train accidents and help improve its safety record...

    The ‘Train Approaching Warning System at Level Crossing’ (TAWC) and ‘Train Collision Avoiding System’ (TCAS) have been finalised and five prototypes will be installed at the busiest level crossings by December this year to check the new signalling system...

  • 10 die in train accident in northern India

    LUCKNOW: A train rammed into a tractor pulling a wagon loaded with people at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern India, killing 10 people and injuring more than 30 others, a police official said Wednesday...

    The tractor was crossing the railroad track near the town of Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh state when it was hit by the passenger train late Tuesday, said Shailendra Lal, a police officer in Bijnor...

  • Train accident claims 10 lives in India

    LUCKNOW: A train rammed into a tractor pulling a wagon loaded with people at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern India, killing 10 people and injuring more than 30 others, a police official said on Wednesday...

    The tractor was crossing the railroad track near the town of Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh state when it was hit by the passenger train late on Tuesday, said Shailendra Lal, a police officer in Bijnor...

  • Gujranwala train accident was result of over-speeding: inquiry report

    LAHORE: The joint inquiry committee constituted to probe the Gujranwala train accident has submitted its report today to the federal government according to which the cause of the mishap has been attributed to over-speeding...

    “The train was over-speeding and running at more than double the permissible speed of 30 km per hour for group-1 locomotives,” said Aftab Akbar, spokesperson for Ministry of Railways...

  • Drivers, guard blamed for Gujranwala train accident

    ISLAMABAD: A joint inquiry committee has concluded that speeding was the main cause of the July 2 railway accident near Gujranwala that left 11 army personnel and six other people dead, and held responsible the two drivers and guard of the special train going to Kharian from Pano Aqil...

    Releasing the committee’s report on Friday, Pakistan Railways spokesman Aftab Akbar said: “The inquiry team considered all the possible causes of...

  • Dead van driver blamed for fatal train accident

    HYDERABAD: Police have registered a case against the deceased van driver following Sunday night’s accident in Matiari area involving the van and a train...

    The complainant has also held ‘negligence of the Railways department’ partly responsible for the accident...

  • Five, including Karnataka MLA, die in Andhra Pradesh train accident

    A Member of India's Legislative Assembly (MLA) Venkatesh Nayak and four others were killed on Monday morning when an express train and a granite-laden truck collided at a level crossing in Andhra Pradesh state's Anantapur area, said a report published on Hindustan Times...

    At least 25 people are reported to have been injured in this second fatal railway accident this month, which took place in Madakasira — more than 450km from...

  • Goods train ‘escapes accident’

    TOBA TEK SINGH: A goods train on Thursday escaped possible derailment when its driver stopped it just ahead of “one-foot displaced track”...

    Witnesses said as Karachi-bound goods train reached Toba from Faisalabad, its driver saw a displaced piece of track between the railway underpass and level crossing...

  • Train accident: ‘Initial inquiry report expected soon’

    LAHORE: The joint team of the Pakistan Railways (PR) and army officers, constituted to investigate the plunging into canal of a special train near Gujranwala, is considering all possibilities including sabotage...

    “After inspecting the accident site and collecting evidences from there, the team members are waiting for the retrieval of the locomotive and a coach, so that this aspect could also be considered before finalising the...

  • Deadly selfie: India train runs over teenager in 'freak accident'

    CHENNAI: An Indian teenager was struck and killed after he tried to take a photo of himself in front of an oncoming train, police said Monday, in the latest deadly accident involving selfies...

    The passenger train ran over the boy shortly after he stepped onto railway tracks to snap the picture in the southern city of Chennai, while walking home with friends on Sunday evening...

  • Six dead in latest train accident in India

    NEW DELHI: A train crushed six people, including three children, to death in eastern India on Thursday in the second accident this week to hit the nation's crumbling rail network, a police officer said...

    The train ran over the pedestrians as they were crossing the tracks at a village in West Bengal, about 350 kilometres north of the state capital Kolkata...

  • Train accident claims six lives in W. Bengal

    NEW DELHI: A train crushed six people, including three children, to death in eastern India on Thursday in the second accident this week to hit the nation’s crumbling rail network, a police officer said...

    The train ran over the pedestrians as they were crossing the tracks at a village in West Bengal, about 350 kilometres north of the state capital Kolkata...

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