The Akbar Express, heading to the western city of Quetta from Lahore, crashed into the freight train in the Sadiqabad area of Punjab province's southern Rahim Yar Khan district, destroying five carriages and trapping passengers.
Some sections of the Indian Railways could be opened up for investment from the private sector, which could operate its own railway lines in return for licence fees, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said.
A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated on Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the southeast Asian neighbours.
Canadian Pacific Railway said on Sunday it had agreed to buy Kansas City Southern Railway for $25 billion in a cash-and-stock deal to create the first rail network connecting the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
As part of the ongoing 'Joy of Giving Week' organised by the Western Railway (WR), around 150 students of the Ryan Group of Institutions (RGI) planted more than 350 Ashoka tree saplings near the Jogeshwari station here, an official said on Saturday.
Built in 1902 under French colonial rulers, the railway to Vietnam's Northern provinces carries passengers and cargo mostly between Hanoi and the eastern city of Haiphong.
In a sign of growing anxiety, Indian Railways, one of the world's biggest networks, cancelled all services except suburban and goods trains until March 31. The move will affect more than 20 million passengers a day and comes after several people tested positive for the virus after trips.
The railway staff in Yangon are part of a civil disobedience movement that has crippled government business and included strikes at banks, factories and shops since the army ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government in a coup on Feb.1.
The clip shows the vehicle dangerously parked in the middle of the tracks at the Oaks level crossing, at Bromleys Cross, in Bolton, and a tripod set up close by.