| NEW DELHI
NEW DELHI Dec 28 A train derailed in northern
India on Wednesday injuring at least 30 people, police and rail
officials said, the latest such accident in recent weeks that
has raised concerns about the safety of the ageing rail network.
The train derailed near the city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh
state early in the morning, according to the railway ministry.
India's creaking railway system is the world's fourth
largest. It runs 11,000 trains a day, including 7,000 passenger
trains carrying more than 20 million people.
But it has a poor safety record, with thousands of people
dying in accidents every year, including in train derailments
(Additional reporting by Paritosh Bansal; Editing by Nick