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The tragic accident in Ghotki is another reminder that train travel remains unsafe in Pakistan due to the negligence and incompetence of railway authorities. At least 40 people lost their lives and over a hundred were injured when two express

Eleven dead, 98 injured after train derails in Egypt

CAIRO: Eleven people were killed and 98 injured in a train accident in Egypt’s Qalioubia province north of Cairo. The train was heading from Cairo to the Nile Delta city of Mansoura when four carriages derailed at 1:54 PM, about

Taiwan minister accepts responsibility for train crash

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s transport minister said on Sunday he would not deny his responsibility for a deadly train crash even as his resignation offer was rejected amid growing questions over safety lapses that could have contributed to the disaster. In the

Taiwan seek arrest warrant for suspect in deadly train crash

TAIPEI: Taiwanese prosecutors have sought an arrest warrant for a construction site manager whose truck is believed to have caused a train accident in which at least 50 people died. The crash, Taiwan’s worst rail accident in seven decades, occurred

No change in train schedule, suspension of services: Pakistan Railways

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has denied that the train schedule is being changed and said the service will continue on 70 percent occupancy in line with coronavirus guidelines. A spokesperson of Pakistan Railways denied rumours circulating in various sections of the

This 120-year-old clay model train in Saidpur has a rich history

In the suburban village of Saidpur on the outskirts of Islamabad, there is a 120-year-old handmade clay train. In 1901, Lal Mohammad Khan made this steam engine model of a train using clay with his bare hands which still stands

Woman killed, 30 injured as train derails near Sukkur

SUKKUR: A passenger was killed and several others were injured when eight coaches of the Karachi Express were derailed near Rohri in the wee hours on Sunday. The train was en route to Lahore from Karachi when it met an

Govt plans to build modern train structure from Islamabad to Murree: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: The government is planning to construct a new generation train structure from Islamabad to Murree in a bid to boost the tourism sector in the country. This was stated by Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry. He

First KCR train to Orangi railway station starts today

KARACHI: The second phase of the Karachi Circular Railway has been completed and a train will run from Karachi City station to Orangi railway station. The trial run of a KCR train commenced from the City station to Orangi. This

Indian youth nearly escapes being run over by train

An Indian motorcyclist in Uttar Pradesh nearly escaped being hit by a train but could not save his motorcycle from being crushed. A CCTV footage shows a 24-year-old biker attempting to cross a railway crossing but ending up in disaster.

KCR’s route to be expanded after two weeks: Railways Minister

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday inaugurated much-awaited and delayed Karachi Circular Railway project at the City Station. Addressing a post-launch ceremony, the railway minister said the Karachi Circular Railway was restored after 25 years and

KCR resumption delayed over lack of arrangements

KARACHI: The resumption of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) has now been delayed the lack of arrangements and will now commence from November 19. Earlier this week, the Pakistan Railways had announced to partially resume the KCR from November 16 in

3 killed in road accidents, youth struck by train

KARACHI: Three people died in two different road accidents while one youth was killed after been struck by a train. According to rescue officials, the incident occurred in Block D of North Nazimabad. One person was killed while five others

Youth dies after falling from train

ISLAMABAD: A 21-year-old youth died after accidentally falling from a train. Sujawal was traveling from Karachi to Islamabad on the Green Line Express when the incident occurred near Lahore train station. Local volunteers helped take the youth to the hospital

Train crushes 16 migrant workers sleeping on tracks in India

DELHI: At least 16 people were killed and two injured after a cargo train ran over them while they were sleeping on the tracks in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad on Saturday. The police said that the workers were walking from Jalna to

Pakistan Railways suspends operation of twelve trains to Karachi

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said the government has decided to close down twelve trains from Sunday amid fear of coronavirus spread. Addressing a news conference, the minister said twenty more trains will be closed from

COAS prays for Tezgam train fire victims

RAWALPINDI: Tablighi Jamaat (religious preachers) leaders met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday and prayed for the victims of Tezgam train inferno incident. According to ISPR, the Army Chief met with the leaders of the

CM orders transporting train victims bodies back to Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has expressed his deep sorrow and profound grief on Tezgam Express tragic incident in which at least 73 people lost their lives where several others were injured. CM Sindh directed divisional administrations in

Tezgam inferno

Citizens woke up to the horrifying news on Thursday morning that at least 74 people had been killed and dozens were injured in a train accident, yet another tragedy had struck the beleaguered nation. The Rawalpindi-bound Tezgham Express was carrying

Railways minister inaugurates new freight train in Karachi

KARACHI: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday inaugurated a new freight train in Karachi. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the minister said that during the first year of the incumbent government, the traffic of freight train has been doubled

Railway minister announces Sukkur-Karachi train

SUKKUR: A speedy train has been started between Sukkur and Karachi according to an announcement by Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed. While talking to media at Sukkur railway station, Sheikh Rasheed said, “The present government has started three new trains