Write a Newspaper Report on Train Robbery [With PDF]

Train robbery is one of the most important topics relevant to report writing. That’s why many instances of report writing on train robbery have been witnessed in various examinations all around the country. Observing this trend, we have decided to come up with a session in which we will discuss train robberies and see a few instances of report writing on this very topic. So, here it is in the following.

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Example 1

Daring Train Robbery Occurred In Varanasi Express

Reported by Suji Swain

19th January 2020; Varanasi: passengers of Varanasi express yesterday witnessed a very disappointing and daring robbery between 4 to 5 am. The railway authority of India is considering this as not just a simple robbery but people got hurt and a child got kidnapped. It was very much scary as well as shocking for the passengers

The dacoits were, even so, daring that they continued their operation even in presence of the two rail police officials. The A2 coach and B5 coaches were the primary targets of the robbers. The passengers of the train got vulnerable and shocked. They even couldn't believe what just happened.

People lost most of the valuable things they were carrying. Mostly the parents of the kidnapped child got furious. As a response to this unfortunate incident, seven members of the railway protection force got suspended immediately for neglecting passengers’ security.

The secretary of the railway protection force promised everybody that they would look after every single passenger. They immediately announced 50 thousand recovery money to each family. The railway director immediately instructed the Bihar police to investigate the matter of the robbery and asked them to immediately find out the little girl who got kidnapped.

It's quite a disturbing and disappointing incident that happened to every passenger on the train. Railway protection authority managed some first aid arrangements for the wounded people.

Example 2

Massive Robbery Happened On Delhi-Patna Express Train

Reported by Sneha Singha, Odisha TV

13th May 2019; Patna: Delhi-Patna express has again witnessed an incident of train robbery yesterday.  In between Bihar and Patna junction, the train stopped in a signal for a moment. And then the notorious incident happened in the middle of the time. According to the assistant guard, the train’s main internal power supply got suddenly collapsed.

There was nothing but dark inside the coaches. Some people sensed something was going wrong. They kept their things checked. But even in between some people sensed that they were lacking some things they were carrying. A lady sensed that her purse was gone. Then everybody figured out that a robbery was underway.

A man was coming out of the toilet ran after the robbers and luckily caught the one from the group. Immediately the railway protection force officer-in-charge came and investigated the matter. He took the captured person in custody. Passengers were scared enough to take any further step even inside the train.

The railway protection force officer-in-charge promised everybody to rescue everything that got robbed. The good news is there is no injured folk and they managed to catch one gang member and thus hopefully the investigating team will eventually find the other members of the gang. 

Example 3

A Disturbing Railway Robbery Happened In Birbhum Mail

Reported by Laxmi Sethi

14th September 2019; Birbhum: A gang of dacoits attacked the Birbhum mail on Wednesday and robbed many of the passengers at gunpoint. The incident happened in a very scary manner. All the dacoits were armed. 14 people got injured. The robbery was conducted between the Nimcha and Rashdohi railway station at around 2:30 at midnight.

The robbery went on for around two hours. They stole every possible valuable item from all the passengers. They even confiscated their mobile phone. The passengers went unable to contact anyone. Children got terrified by the notorious incident. They even tried to contact the line of emergency communication.

Though the railway police as well as any staff of the railway office failed to respond on time. This incident raised a serious question about passengers’ safety on Indian Railways. The robbers managed to loot almost all the passengers of 3 consecutive coaches.

After that, the railway protection force was later able to secure some coaches from the terrible incident. But still, they had to face the outrages of the affected passengers. The RPF was accused of neglecting passenger security and delayed response. The officer-in-charge assured the passengers of a thorough investigation.

Example 4

Unexpected Incident Of Robbery Happened In Delhi Bhagalpur Express

Reported by Nandita Sahoo

15th January 2021; Bhagalpur: An unexpected incident of train robbery occurred yesterday in a very scary manner in Delhi-Bhagalpur express. Dacoits looted jewelry, purse, mobile phone cash, etc. All the robbers were totally armed with desi fire weapons. They used some alarm chains to get through the train between Kiul and Jamalpur railway station between 3:00 to 4:00 at the night.

A total amount of almost 3lakhs rupees were looted in the unfortunate incident. Passengers were scared and furious at the railway protection force. According to the officer-in-charge, the entire team is very ashamed of what had happened even in their presence. There was a little collision between the dacoits and the passengers.

The railway authority immediately seized the train and asked the passengers to have faith in them. Everything is under investigation by the rail police. They are trying their best to arrest the gang. According to one officer, the police even managed to find some traces of their source. There will be more updates on this incident in the coming days.


That is all about report writing on train robberies. We have tried our best to cover every possible aspect and perspective in order to write reports train robbery. Hope you found this session helpful as per your requirement. Let us know your valuable opinion as well as suggestions for this session in the comment section below. Thank you; see you again very soon.

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