Accidents and Derailments

Pictures of derailments and accidents

Date: 2011-12-08
Owner: Gallery Administrator
Size: 110 items (261 items total)
Bihta accident 2

Bihta Accident 2 - A general view of the carnage at Bihta, the Howrah bound Punjab Mail was close to 60 mph when it derailed. See steam loco FAQ for more, as well as...

Bihta accident 5

Bihta Accident 5 - A view of the accident clearly showing that the capsized locomotive was a 4-4-2 Atlantic Class AP and not a 4-6-2 XB Pacific as was generally believed to have been responsible for the accident. See [url=

An accident at Saharanpur, 1906. William Edge.

This YDM4 was found toppled on the Thokkur ghats outside of Krishnagiri. It was on a truck, photographed by my brother ()


Having adorned one of the most revered trains I now have to be a mute spectator to the same train fly past me. Danapur 17 Sep 2010 (Udbhav Singh)


A view of the rescue operations and derailed wagons. A private crane on lorry too has been pressed into service. (Jimmy Jose)


Parts of the derailed crane no. 144020, based at Ernakulam Marshalling Yard can be seen here. The crane is completely damaged. Sadly, this is a brand new crane and this is it's first assignment. Underestimation of the loose sand under the rail maybe th


Savior lands in trouble - A huge Traveling Diesel Crane, No. 144020, based at Ernakulam Marshalling Yard was called in to lift derailed tanker wagons at Cochin Harbour Terminus. The crane itself derailed during rescue operations, and completely tipped of

RIP BNDM - 23147

RIP BNDM # 23147. Death of a hero! ()

RIP BNDM - 23619

RIP BNDM # 23619 still stands tall after Jnaneshwari sabotage. It was called "Chetak", before getting condemned. ()


A sad sight: A view of the underside of 16601 (Abdaal)


Pictures from the derailment near Savalyapuram (GNT-NDL section) on 23rd December. Ballabgarh bound GTL triple headed consist derailed. While 17431 and 17780 were retrieved, 16601 was written off. Five wagons too jumped tracks. (Abdaal)


Another view of the ill fated loco (Abdaal)


RPF and GRP personnels were at vigil at the site to shoo away the curious onlookers. Site of Gandhidham-Bangalore Express derailment, 2009-11-04. (Ranjeet Ramaswamy Iyer)


Policemen busy at the site! (Ranjeet Ramaswamy Iyer)