Jakarta commuter train derails

On 10 March, three coaches of the Senja Utama commuter train from Solo, Central Java - en route to Pasar Senen station - derailed at about 07:00 near Tanah Abang in Central Jakarta. Hundreds of...

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Tamil Nadu derailment injures 10

Eight coaches of the Kanyakumari-Bangalore Island Express derailed near Patchur in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu on 5 February. It is understood that three vehicles overturned. At least ten...

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Thailand derailment disrupts services

On 6 January, a freight train carrying over 300,000 litres of diesel derailed near Nonglom station in Lamphun province, Thailand, disrupting rail service between Bangkok and cities in the north of the...

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Floods in India

Severe flooding in India’s Chennai area closed the airport for five days. Train services were seriously disrupted. In order to clear the passengers stranded in Chennai due to heavy rains and flooding,...

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19 dead in Pakistan

The driver and his assistant were among 19 people killed when the Jaffar Express to Rawalpindi derailed in the Aaab-Gum area, about 75km from Quetta. It is alleged that brake failure caused the...

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Multiple Derailments At Mumbai

A succession of derailments caused widespread delays to Mumbai commuter trains in mid-September. Services on the Central Railway were disrupted when five coaches of a local train entering Chhatrapati...

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Rajdhani Express Derails

The two leading wheels of the locomotive hauling the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed shortly before reaching Tatanagar station on 18 September. The 18 coaches, carrying some 900...

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SITAKUNDA, BANGLADESH, ACCIDENT

The locomotive and four coaches of the inter-city Bijoy Express from Mymensingh derailed when they collided with a trailer truck stranded on the tracks at Barhbkunda. There was one fatality. The...

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SRI LANKA DERAILMENT

The derailing on a train between the Maradana and Fort stations blocked several lines, causing delay to a number of services in Sri Lanka. Many commuters were stranded at the Maradana station as only...

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TRAIN IN CANAL- 19 DEAD

On 3 July, four coaches of a special train from Pano Aqil in Sindh, Pakistan, en route to Kharian in Punjab with more than 200 passengers - mostly army men - on board fell into a canal near Gujranwala...

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