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Timeline: Train accidents in India since 2000

Timeline: Train accidents in India since 2000

The Hampi Express collided with a stationary goods train at Penukonda in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh early on Tuesday morning.

New Delhi: Sixteen people have been charred to death and over 35 have been injured after the Hampi Express collided with a stationary goods train at Penukonda in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh early on Tuesday morning.

Following is a list of the train accidents in India since the year 2000:

January 2011: Goods train derails in Ghaziabad.

April 2011: Mumbai Rajdhani Express catches fire near Ratlam, no deaths.

July 2011: 30 killed when train collides with bus in UP.

July 2011: Kalka Mail derails near Fatehpur, 70 killed and injuring more than 300.

July 2011: Guwahati-Bangalore Express derails, hit by another train in Malda, 3 killed.

January 2010: 15 killed in 3 accidents involving 5 trains during fog in UP.

May 2010: Jyaneshwari Express was derailed by Naxals in WB, 148 dead.

July 19, 2010: Uttarbanga Express rams into Vananchal Express in Sainthia, 60 dead.

August 17, 2010: Four people were killed in a train accident in Faizabad.

September 20, 2010: 15 people are dead and 40 injured as a goods train hit the Gwalior Intercity Express at a Badarwaas in Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh.

November 14, 2009: The Delhi-bound Mandore Express derailed with some portion of the track piercing its AC compartment, leaving seven passengers dead and over 60 injured in Bassi town near Jaipur.

October 21, 2009: Twenty-two people were killed and 26 injured when the Goa Express rammed the Mewar Express at Banjana on the Mathura-Vrindavan section of the Northern Railway in Uttar Pradesh.

August 18, 2006: Two carriages caught fire on Chennai-Hyderabad Express near Secundrabad railway station.

November 9, 2006: About 40 died and 15 injured in a West Bengal rail accident.

December 1, 2006: A portion of 150-year-old bridge being dismantled collapsed over a passing train in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, killing 35 and injuring 17.

October 29, 2005: At least 100 people were killed when a passenger train derailed and fell into an overflowing river in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh in southern India.

February 27, 2004: 30 people killed when Guwahati-bound Kanchenjunga Express rammed into a truck at an unmanned level-crossing in West Bengal's Dinajpur district.

December 15, 2004: 34 persons, including 11 women, died and about 50 injured when Ahmedabad-bound Jammu Tawi Express collided head-on with a local train about 40 km from Jalandhar in Punjab.

May 15, 2003: Thirty eight people killed and 13 injured when three coaches of Amritsar-bound Frontier Mail caught fire.

June 22, 2003: 53 were killed and 25 injured when Karwar-Mumbai Central Holiday Special train derailed after crossing Vaibhavwadi Station in Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra.

July 2, 2003: A train engine and two adjoining coaches fell off a bridge in Warangal, killing 18 people.

January 5, 2002: 21 killed and 41 injured when Secundarabad-Manmad express train rammed into a stationary goods train at Ghatnandur station in Maharashtra.

March 23, 2002: Seven injured when 13 bogies of Lokmanya Tilak Superfast Express from Patna to Mumbai derailed near Narsinghpur in Madhya Pradesh.

May 12, 2002: Twelve killed when the New Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express derails in Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh.

June 4, 2002: Thirty-four killed when the Kasgunj Express rams into a bus at a rail crossing.

September 9, 2002: 100 passengers were killed and 150 hurt when a bogie of Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani Express plunged into Dhave river in Bihar's Aurangabad district.

September 10, 2002: One hundred and twenty are killed when the Kolkata-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derails over a bridge in Bihar.

June 22, 2001: Forty people killed when the Mangalore-Chennai Mail fell into Kadalundi river near Kozhikode in Kerala.

December 3, 2000: Forty-six killed and over 130 injured as the Howrah-Amritsar Mail rams into a derailed goods train between Sarai Banjara and Sadhugarh in Punjab.

first published:May 22, 2012, 10:33 IST