Published By Fareha Naaz | 03 Jun, 2023

June 1981

At least 800 people were killed when seven rear coaches of an overcrowded passenger train were blown off the track and fell into a river during a cyclone

July 1988

An express train left the rails and plunged into a monsoon-swollen lake near Quilon in southern India, killing at least 106 people

August 1995

At least 350 people were killed when two trains collided 200 km (125 miles) away from Delhi.

August 1999 

Two trains collided near Calcutta, leading to the deaths of at least 285 people

October 2005

Several coaches of a passenger train derailed in southern Andhra Pradesh state, near Velugonda. At least 77 people were killed.

July 2011

Around 70 people were killed and over 300 injured when a mail train derailed in Fatehpur

November 2016

Some 146 people were killed and more than 200 injured when an express train derailed in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

January 2017

At least 41 people were killed after several coaches of a passenger train got off the rails in southern Andhra Pradesh state.

October 2018

A commuter train ran through a crowd gathered on the tracks for a festival in northern India's Amritsar city, killing at least 59 people and injuring 57.

June 2, 2023

At least 223 people were killed and 900 injured when two passenger trains collided in Odisha, according to government officials - one of India's worst rail accidents.