Train accidents in 2011

The list of the train accidents of 2011.

india Updated: Sep 14, 2011 00:59 IST

1 January: Amritsar-Sealdah Akaltakth Express rammed into two trucks when its driver failed to notice the red signal at a level crossing at Babura railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, killing a man and leaving two people injured.

3 January: Four bogeys of a goods train got derailed in the Dadri area of Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh.

April 18: Three coaches of the Mumbai - Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire near Ratlam district in Madhya Pradesh.

May 16: High speed goods train smashed into the truck destroying it and the railway tracks.

July 07: A Mathura Chhapra Express train rams into a bus carrying wedding guests around 2 am at an unmanned railway crossing in Thanagaon, Uttar Pradesh, killing 38 and injuring 30.

July 10: Kalka Mail derails near Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh killing 70 people and injuring more than 300.

July 10: The engine along with 4 coaches of Guwahati Puri Express derails between Rangiya and Ghagrapar, Nalbari district, Assam, & capsized in a rivulet. The Cause of the disaster presumed to a sabotage to the track with explosives by local millitants.

July 12: New Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express's generator coach caught fire near outskirts in New Delhi Railway Station.

July 22: Two wagons of a goods train carrying cement bags derailed near Rambagh railway station, no casualties reported.

July 23: Less than 24 hours after a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district, eight wagons of another goods train on Saturday jumped tracks at almost the same place where the first incident took place.

July 31: The engine and some coaches of the Guwahati Bangalore Express derail and are hit by another train in Malda district, West Bengal. At least three people are killed and 200 injured.

September 2: Two bogies of a goods train were damaged and three others derailed after it was hit by a rail engine near the rail yard in Whitefield railway station in Bangalore.

First Published: Sep 14, 2011 00:54 IST