Category : Transportation

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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Fire erupted in train coaches in Assam, none hurt

A massive fire broke out in three coaches of the Silchar- Trivandrum Express train at Silchar station in Assam on Sunday, June 9 in the morning. Silcher is the main city in southern Assam adjoining Tripura. No one was hurt but three bogies had completely damaged in this mishap. The State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), ….

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Major APSTS Bus Accident on Solapur-Pune Highway.

It was a major tragedy which brutally injured people on Friday 7th June’19 during the wee hours of morning at 5.00 am on Solapur-Pune Highway. A bus of Andhra Pradesh State Transport Service, which was heading to Pune from Hyderabad promptly stabbed after a truck that hit the battery on the highway & set ablaze ….

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Train Services in Jammu Kashmir remain suspended on June 5 & 6 in view of Eid-ul- fitr.

Train services were suspended in Jammu & Kashmir by the railways on June 5 & 6 during the Eid festivities. The decision was taken keeping in view the past year experience when the railway properties were damaged during the Eid festivities due to the heavy rush of passengers and ill behavior towards the railway properties. ….

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