Category : Transportation

Massive protest rally of Vokkaliga community in Bengaluru; normal life hit

Normal life disrupted due to Vokkaliga community protest rally in Karnataka state. Around 35,000 people from Vokkaliga community took out massive protest rally in Bengaluru on September 11 in the morning. This rally had organized after the arrest of DK Shivakumar in an alleged money-laundering case.  People also came from 12 districts and Congress party ….

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Thane-Vashi local train derailed between Thane and Airoli station on August 11

On August 11 two coaches of Thane-Vashi local train were derailed between Thane and Airoli railway station around 7 in the evening. Due to this incident train services on this route were suspended. After the incident, the UP and DOWN trans harbour line train services were affected for hours due to which the commuters faced ….

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Passengers stranded for 19 hours in Mahalakshmi exp from July 26

Around 1050 passengers including 9 pregnant women were trapped in the Mahalakshmi Express near Vangani railway station in Thane district on July 26. Due to heavy rain, the railway tracks were flooded and however, the train was stranded between Vangani and Badlapur station for around 19 hours. The train left Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai ….

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2 injured after Central railway lines hit near Vitthalwadi station after technical glitch

The Central railway line hit due to technical glitch near Vitthalwadi station on July 17 in the morning.  Hundreds of commuters were stranded in platforms and trains of various stations during the morning rush hour. Overhead wire broke down between Vitthalwadi and Kalyan station on the UP line. The wire broke down and fell on two women. They were ….

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OSRTC employees Launch Strike on July 9 due to pending salary for 3 months.

The passengers in Cuttack, Odisha, suffered when the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) employees went on strike on July 9. The Odisha State Road Transport Corporation decided to go for a strike on July 9 in Cuttack, Odisha. They launched the strike demanding clearance of their pending salary of 3 months and other arrears. ….

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Major Landslide disrupted Mumbai-Pune railway line on June 26.

Introduction Landslides are very common and occur in India during Monsoon season. Landslide leads to severe disruptions such as roadway closures, loss of property value, disruption of transportation routes, medical costs in the event of injury which may affect organizations. Similarly a major landslide was reported on Mumbai-Pune railway line near the Monkey Hill on ….

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30 minute traffic block held on Mumbai-Pune Expressway for installing overhead high tension wire on June 25

India’s one of the busiest roads, the Mumbai – Pune Expressway, remained closed for 30 minutes between 1 pm to 1.30 pm on June 25. The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) had scheduled a maintenance and repair work of overhead wires near Parandwadi in Mawal Taluka of Pune during this period. In view ….

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14 died and 50 injured in Rajasthan tragedy

A large crowd gathered for the ‘Ram Katha’ at a local school ground in Rajasthan. It is a religious programme. Whole ground was built by metal poles. The ‘Ram Katha’ (Lord Ram’s story) was organized by the Mata Rani Bhatiyani Mandir Sansthan of Jasol at around 4:30 pm. Around 300 people gathered for this religious procession at a ….

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Kullu Bus Accident took lives of 44 and left 34 injured.

As many as 44 people died and 29 others sustained injuries in the Kullu bus accident. The incident happened when a private bus veered off the road and rolled into a 500-ft deep gorge at Banjar in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district on June 20, 2019. Around 80 people were on board when the incident happened. ….

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Trans-Harbor trains disrupted during morning rush hours on June 21 due to technical glitch; commuters suffered

Trans-Harbor railway services were thrown out of gear during the rush hours on June 21 morning, leaving commuters irked and were affected for some hours. The local train services were stopped between Thane and Panvel after a train broke down near Airoli station in Navi Mumbai. The railway officials immediately rushed to the spot to ….

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