Major train accidents in India in recent times

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New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The following is the list of some of the major train accidents in the country in recent times:

November 20, 2016: At least 149 people died in one of the worst rail tragedies when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan station, 60 km from Kanpur, in Uttar Pradesh.

August 4, 2015: As many as 25 were killed and 25 injured when bogies of Kamayani Express between Mumbai and Varanasi derailed and fell into Machak river between Khirkiya and Bhirangi stations in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh.

March 20, 2015: At least 39 passengers were killed and 150 injured when Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli.

May 4, 2014: Diva Junction-Sawantvadi passenger train derailed between Nagothane and Roha stations in Raigad district of Maharashtra, leaving 20 dead and 100 injured.

May 26, 2014: At least 25 killed and over 50 others injured as Gorakhpur-bound Gorakhdham Express rams into a stationary goods train near Khalilabad station in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

–IANS

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