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JOLARPET, July 30: Amid the green Yelagiri hills of southern India, the train inches along the tracks, carrying what has become precious cargo: drinking water bound for Chennai, India’s parched Motor City.
MUMBAI, July 19: Fifteen people were killed in separate train accidents in a single day in Mumbai, police said Friday, with the sharp toll underscoring the dangers of India's overburdened rail network.
MEXICO CITY, June 28: About 100 Mexican soldiers and immigration agents raided a freight train in the southern state of Chiapas on Thursday and detained dozens of Central American migrants riding atop the cars.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: How much does a train set for the Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway cost? The answer is tricky as the unit cost stated by officials of the Government of Nepal and the unit cost figure forwarded by the Government of India differ hugely.
DHANUSHA, Oct 22: A train with 53 bogies carrying blast has arrived in Janakpur for the second time on Friday. The train came from Pakhaur, Jharkhand of India carrying the blast. Blast is the pebbles used in the railway track.
ISTANBUL, July 9: Ten people were killed and 73 wounded when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey on Sunday after heavy rain and a landslide, Turkish television channels quoted a health ministry official as saying.
HETAUDA, June 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that while many had mocked his words of connecting Nepal with India and China via train, he said that it would materialize before the government ended its tenure.
WONSAN, May 23: A group of foreign journalists departed by train Wednesday to watch the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them.
BEIJING, April 18: Nepal is a natural area for cooperation between China and India, the Chinese government’s top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi said on Wednesday, as he invited India to participate in connectivity projects between the three nations.
The Indian Railway system is one of the longest and the busiest railway networks in the world with more than 7000 railway stations throughout the country. For most Bollywood fans no India tour will ever be complete without a train journey. It is indeed true that the best way to understand the vast Indian landscape is through its railways.
The Chinese team of experts who were in Nepal to conduct surveys on two railway lines—one stretching from Kerung on the border with Tibet to Kathmandu, and another going from Pokhara to Lumbini—have said that both the lines are feasible. But the Chinese experts also pointed that the task won’t be easy, especially the Kerung-Kathmandu link that will entail traversing the highly inclined Syaphrubesi-Kerung section.
CZECH REPUBLIC, Sept 9: Having been tested successfully on beer-loving Czechs, the beer train is heading for the United States and China. Just imagine: You order a pint of beer, or even a cool glass of orange juice, and your drink is served by a model freight train arriving at your table.
NEW YORK, April 15: A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man in a station, sparking a stampede.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Top officials at the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) have said that the NRA's failure to hold trainings for masons and produce new masons while at the same time carrying out surveys for identifying the earthquake victims has led to a serious shortage of masons in the 14 worst quake-affected districts, further delaying the overall task of reconstruction.
NEW DELHI, Jan 22: At least 36 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday night when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in Andhra Pradesh, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways, police said.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has said the Nepal Army (NA) and Armed Police Force (APF) have agreed to deploy their technical manpower to provide masonry training for building earthquake resilient houses in the earthquake-affected districts.
PUKHRAYAN/NEW DELHI, Nov 20: At least 107 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an express train derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, with the toll set to rise amid a scramble to locate survivors in the wreckage.
Social media has been alight the last few days with outrage and indignation over the government’s decision to pay Sujata Koirala a ‘discounted’ amount of five million rupees for her cancer treatment abroad.
HOBOKEN, N.J. , Sept 30: A rush hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed questions about whether long-delayed automated safety technology could have prevented tragedy.
HOBOKEN, United States, Sept 29: A packed commuter train crashed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour Thursday, with three people reported killed and more than 100 injured, many of them in critical condition.
MULTAN, Pakistan, Sept 15: At least six passengers were killed and more than 100 others were hurt Thursday when a passenger train collided with a freight train near the central Pakistan city of Multan, rescuers and a railway officials said.
MILAN, FRANCE, July 12: Two Italian commuter trains collided head-on Tuesday in the southern region of Puglia, killing at least 20 people and injuring scores more, officials said. At least two passengers were pulled alive from the crumpled wreckage as the rescue operation took place in the scorching heat.