Major train accidents in recent times
Some of the major train accidents in the country and their toll in recent times:
August 4, 2015: As many as 25 killed and 25 others injured as bogies of Kamayani Express running between Mumbai and Varanasi derail and fall into Machak river between Khirkiya and Bhirangi stations in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh. The Janata Express, coming from the opposite direction, too derails at the same spot minutes later.
March 20, 2015: 39 dead and 150 injured as Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derails in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli.
May 4, 2014: 20 dead and 100 others injured as Diva Junction-Sawantvadi passenger train derails between Nagothane and Roha stations in Raigad district of Maharashtra.
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.