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List Of Major Train Mishaps In India

List Of Major Train Mishaps

From 2009 to 2015, there were 803 accidents. 47% were derailments

MAY 28, 2010 - 148 killed after the Gyaneshwari Express was derailed by Naxals in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2002 - 100 passengers were killed and 150 hurt Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani Express plunged into the Dhave river in Bihar's Aurangabad district.

AUGUST 2, 1999 - 290 passengers were killed after two trains collided at Gaisal in Assam.

NOVEMBER 26, 1998 - 212 people killed as the Jammu Tawi-Sealdah Express collided with derailed coaches of the Frontier Mail in Punjab.

SEPTEMBER 14, 1997 - 81 people were killed when five bogies of Ahmedabad-Howrah express fell into a river in Bilaspur district of MP.

AUGUST 20, 1995 - 400 people were killed after the Purushottam Express rammed into Kalindi Express near Firozabad railway station in UP.

APRIL 18, 1988 - 75 people were killed when the Karnataka Express derailed near Lalitpur in UP.

JULY 8, 1988 - 107 were killed when the Island Express plunged into Ashtamudi lake in Kerala.