At least 30 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early Monday. Following are the major train disasters in the state since 1990.
May 22, 2012: At least 25 people killed when Hubli-Bangalore Hampi Express rammed into a stationary goods train at Penukonda in Anantapur district.
August 18, 2006: Five bogies of Chennai-Hyderabad Express catches fire near Secundrabad railway station. Passengers had miraculous escape.
October 29, 2005: Repalle-Secunderabad Delta Fast Passenger fell into an overflowing stream near Valigonda in Nalgonda district, killing 114 people.
July 2, 2003: An engine and two adjoining coaches of Guntur-Secunderabad Golconda Express fell off a road under bridge near Warangal railway station, killing 18 persons.
October 10, 1990: 40 people were charred to death as suspected naxalites torched a passenger train at Cherlapally near Hyderabad.