Have a glimpse into India's disastrous train collisions in the last decade.
One of the most horrifying train accidents was the Howrah-Kurla Gyaneshwari train derailment. The super deluxe Gyaneshwari Express was hit by another train carrying goods last year on the 28th of May 2010. At least 141 passengers were killed, leaving 250 injured.
The Gaisal train disaster that took place when the Awadh-Assam Express, bound for Guwahati in the northeast state of Assam, collided with the Delhi-bound Brahmaputra Mail on 2nd August 1999. Around 285 passengers were killed and almost 300 people were injured in this massive crash.
The figure includes accidents at unmanned level crossings (UMLCs) caused mainly due to the negligence of road vehicle users.
Accidents Per Million Train Kilometers, an important index of safety has come down from 0.23 in 2006-07 to 0.10 in 2015-16 and further 0.09 despite a quantum increase in the volume of traffic carried by Indian Railways over the years.