Uttar Pradesh train accidents

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Uttar Pradesh is a state located in the northern part of India. Following are Uttar Pradesh train accidents:

1960s[edit]

  • 21 June 1969 – six passenger cars of express crashed by left a tracks and roared into Magari River killing 70 and injuring 130 in Muhammadabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

1980s[edit]

  • 27 January 1982 – A freight train and an express passenger train collide head-on in heavy fog near Agra, India, killing 50 and injuring 50.
  • 13 June 1985 – Agra rail disaster, Agra, India: 38 people are killed in a collision.[1]
  • 16 April 1989 – Karnataka express train derailed at Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, killing 75 people.[1]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

  • 13 May 2002 - Jaunpur train crash, an act of sabotage which caused the derailment of a passenger train at Jaunpur
  • 4 June 2002 - Kasganj level crossing disaster, a crash of a passenger bus with an express train near the town of Kasganj
  • 28 July 2005 - Jaunpur train bombing, an explosion destroyed a carriage of an express train near the town of Jaunpur
  • 7 August 2007 – 32 passengers are injured when the Jodhpur-Howrah Express derails near Juhi Bridge, Kanpur, India.
  • 20 October 2009 - Mathura train accident, a passenger train collision near Mathura

2010[edit]

  • Magadh-Lichchavi collision, 2 January 2010, near the town of Etawah, about 170 miles (270 kilometers) southwest of Lucknow[2]
  • Gorakhdham-Prayagraj collision, 2 January 2010, near the Panki railway station in Kanpur, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southwest of Lucknow[2]
  • Sarayu-tractor collision, 2 January 2010, near Pratapgarh, 61 km from Allahabad
  • Kalindi-Shram Shakti collision, 16 January 2010, near Tundla, 25 kilometres from Agra
  • Hariharnath-car collision, 17 January 2010, at Barha railway crossing under Haidergarh police station area in Barabanki district
  • goods train derailment, 22 January 2010, near Azamgarh

2011[edit]

  • Akaltakth - Trucks collision, 1 January 2011, at Babura railway crossing in Jaunpur district
  • Goods train derailment, 3 January 2011, at Dadri area of Ghaziabad district
  • 7 July 2011 - In Kasganj's history, second level crossing major disaster. A bus in night about at 2 AM collided with high speed Chhapra-Mathura Express. About 69 people died in this accident.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Train Wrecks in India. Emergency & Disaster - Management Inc.
  2. ^ a b Khan, Atiq; Balchand, K. (3 January 2010). "10 killed as trains collide in dense fog in U.P.". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 February 2015.