Express train rams into another in WB, several dead

3148 UTTARBANG 3404 VanAnchal Exp follow-ON collision at Senthiya Stn, Birbhum, West Bengal.40dead 70Injured. Mamta left2 spot from NDLS

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SKumar LOKHANDE-35 minutes ago-Private(Sent from orkut mobile)

3148 UTTARBANG EXP collided (follow-ON collision) with stranded 3404 VanAnchal Exp at Senthiya station, Birbhum in West Bengal at nearly 2am today, Relief train reached spot immediately at 4am.
32 dead 70 Injured.

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Train accident in West Bengal

By Indo Asian News Service | 19 July 2010 | 4:00am 0 Comment

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) A high number of casualties is feared as a stationary Vananchal Express was hit from behind by the Uttar Banga Express at Sainthia of Birbhum district in India’s eastern state of West Bengal early today.

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) A high number of casualties is feared as a stationary Vananchal Express was hit from behind by the Uttar Banga Express at Sainthia of Birbhum district in India’s eastern state of West Bengal early today.

 

Railways open helplines for news of West Bengal accident

By IANS

 

July 18th, 2010 KOLKATA – Railway authorities have opened several helpline numbers for news of the victims in Monday’s train accident at Sainthia in India’s eastern state of West Bengal.

The Eastern Railway has opened two helplines (numbers 23503537 and 23503535) at Sealdah for news of the victims.

The helpline numbers at Howrah station are 033 26382581/3532/7412./26411416, while that of Bhagalpur station is 06412422433 and the number at Jamalpur station is 0634443101.

The accident occurred 191 km from Howrah when the speeding New Cooch Behar-Howrah Uttarbanga Express rammed into the stationary Bhagalpur-Ranchi Vananchal Express. Three rear compartments of the Vananchal Express bore the brunt of the impact and were completely mangled.

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