Bikaner Guwahati Express
West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.22

Derail rerun for engine within 9 days

The electric loco of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express that had derailed in Jalpaiguri district on January 13 jumped tracks again near Siliguri Junction on Saturday evening. Sources said that after the ac...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Train loco not checked

A preliminary report prepared by the Northeast Frontier Railway on the derailment of the 15633 Bikaner-Guwahati Express has revealed that its electric loco was not checked as scheduled earlier this mo...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Forensic scan on coaches

A three-member team of experts from the State Forensic Science Laboratory (SFSL) in Calcutta visited the train accident site at Domohoni on Monday. They examined the derailed coaches, various dismant...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Track restored, train movement resumes

Railway traffic was restored on Saturday evening on the track on which a Guwahati-bound express train had derailed on Thursday. Nine passengers were killed and over 30 injured when the 15633 Bikaner-...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.22

Child, husband lost in a week

Anima Barman has hurtled from one unspeakable tragedy to another over the past week. The homemaker from Ghoksadanga in Cooch Behar district first lost her little daughter to disease and then her husba...


West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.22

Northeast’s main rail link back on track

The Northeast’s main rail link with the rest of the country was restored on Saturday, two days after the train derailment in Jalpaiguri district. Nine persons were killed and 36 injured when 12...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

Trains diverted through Dooars

The derailment of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express along the principal track that connects three districts of north Bengal and the entire Northeast with the rest of the country disrupted train movement in...
By AVIJIT SINHA and ANIRBAN CHOUDHURY in Maynaguri/Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.22

Flow to hospital to donate blood for injured

The derailment of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express, which is the first railway accident amid the pandemic, revealed a contrasting picture of responsibility along with humanity and indiscipline since Thurs...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Avijit Sinha in Maynaguri/Bolpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

Minister hints at loco fault

Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday hinted at the possibility of a mechanical error in the locomotive as the reason for the derailment of the 15633 Bikaner-Guwahati Express. Vaishnaw, who vis...
By Avijit Sinha in Maynaguri (Jalpaiguri)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.22

An eyewitness horror account

Mohammed Mojammel Haque, 42, a farmer whose house at Mouamari village of Maynaguri is barely 100 meters from the tracks where at least 10 coaches of Bikaner-Guwahati Express were derailed, was still i...
By Our Correspondent in Maynaguri (Jalpaiguri)


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