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Nov 22 2016 (10:15AM)  ट्रेन के स्पीड पकड़ते ही लहराने लगता था कोच (epaper.jagran.com)
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कानपुर : इंदौर-राजेंद्रनगर (पटना) एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन के स्पीड पकड़ते ही एस-2 कोच तेजी से लहराने लगता था। ऐसा लग रहा था कि कोच का एलाइनमेंट ठीक नहीं था। ये बातें हैलट में भर्ती रेलवे के इंजीनियरिंग विभाग से सेवानिवृत्त गैंगमैन परमाकांत झा ने रेल पुलिस के डीजी गोपाल गुप्ता को सोमवार को निरीक्षण के दौरान बताईं। वह इंदौर-पटना एक्सप्रेस में इंदौर से सवार हुए थे।1बिहार के दरभंगा जिले के बड़की तरौनी, थाना बहेड़ा के मूल निवासी परमाकांत झा उज्जैन में रेलवे के इंजीनियरिंग विभाग में तैनात थे। इंदौर के गुलमोहर बाग कालोनी, एमआर-5 में घर भी बनवा लिया है। रेलवे से बीते 30 अक्टूबर को ही सेवानिवृत्त हुए हैं। जरूरी काम से बिहार स्थित अपने पैतृक घर जाने को पटना तक
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रिजर्वेशन कराया था। उनकी बर्थ एस-2 कोच के 71-72 नंबर आरएसी में थी, जबकि इंदौर के चौपाल विहार निवासी साथी रामू की बर्थ 63 थी। उन्होंने बताया कि शनिवार शाम ट्रेन उज्जैन से चार-पांच किलोमीटर आगे बढ़ी ही थी। जैसे ही ट्रेन स्पीड पकड़ती कोच तेजी से लहराने (हिलने) लगता। स्पीड कम होते ही लहराना बंद हो जाता था। इससे प्रतीत हो रहा था कोच के एलाइनमेंट में दिक्कत थी। इससे लगता है कि कोच की फिटनेस एवं मेंटीनेंस ठीक नहीं थी।

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Last month I traveled from Kanpur to Delhi by Unchahar Express. Train was running late by 1 hour. I generally never sleep at night while I travel. When the train crossed Aligarh, I noticed that the speed of train was too high and the coach was vibrating too much, I mean more than normal, and I guess the speed of the train was 110 km/h or above. It was a conventional coach and I thought that these coaches are not fit for high speed run. I was scared so much that I started praying for safe journey and prayed till I reached my destination.
  
Nov 22 2016 (10:06AM)  मोबाइल की रोशनी से तलाशी गईं जिंदगियां (epaper.jagran.com)
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6पुखरायां रेल हादसे के चार घायल ट्रामा सेंटर में हुए शिफ्ट16तीन डिस्चार्ज, 20 वर्षीय युवती ने बयां की हादसे की दास्तां1
6नहीं सुधर सका झांसी रूट की ट्रेनों का संचालन16लगातार दूसरे दिन निरस्त रहीं झांसी इंटरसिटी
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Nov 22 2016 (10:05AM)  बीच राह खत्म हुआ 145 जिंदगियों का सफर ,लगातार चला रेस्क्यू ऑपरेशन दूसरे दिन मिले 11 शव (epaper.jagran.com)
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जितेंद्र शर्मा, पुखरायां (कानपुर देहात)1शनिवार रात के अंधेरे में हुए इंदौर-पटना एक्सप्रेस के भीषण हादसे की भयावह तस्वीर सोमवार दोपहर
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तक पूरी तरह साफ हो गई। इस ट्रेन से अपनी मंजिल को रवाना हुए यात्रियों में से कुल 145 की जिंदगी का सफर राह में ही खत्म हो गया। कबाड़ में बदल चुके ट्रेन के कोच से सोमवार को 11 क्षत-विक्षत शव निकले। राहत-बचाव कार्य खत्म होने के बाद शासन, प्रशासन और रेलवे हालात सामान्य करने के प्रयास में जुट गए हैं।1कानपुर देहात के पुखरायां में शनिवार रात करीब तीन बजे दुर्घटनाग्रस्त हुई इंदौर-पटना एक्सप्रेस ने दिल दहला दिए। पहले ही आशंका जताई जा रही थी कि इसमें सौ से अधिक लोगों की जान गई होगी। रेलवे की टीम के साथ पुलिस, एनडीआरएफ और सेना राहत और बचाव कार्य में जुटी थी। रविवार देर रात तक 135 यात्रियों के शव बरामद हो चुके थे, जबकि 300 से अधिक घायल अस्पताल में भर्ती हैं। एस-2 और एस-3 कोच इतनी बुरी तरह से चकनाचूर हुए थे कि इनमें और लोगों के फंसे होने की आशंका थी। सुरक्षा कर्मी इन कोच को काटने में लगे रहे। एक-एक कर क्षत-विक्षत 11 शव और निकल आए। दोपहर लगभग एक बजे आखिरी शव मिला। स्निफर डॉग वहां घुमाकर तस्दीक कर ली गई कि अब कोई शव नहीं बचा है। उसके बाद क्रेन और जेसीबी से सभी डिब्बे ट्रैक से हटा दिए गए। दोपहर तीन बजे रेस्क्यू ऑपरेशन को पूरी तरह बंद कर रेलवे ने ट्रैक और ओएचई लाइन दुरुस्त करने का काम शुरू कर दिया। (शेष पेज 15) 1पुखरायां में टैंक की मदद से बोगियों को हटाने में जुटे सेना के जवान
  
Nov 22 2016 (10:02AM)  जांच शुरू, बोगियों व ट्रैक का हुआ निरीक्षण (epaper.jagran.com)
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जासं, कानपुर : इंदौर-राजेंद्र नगर एक्सप्रेस के दुर्घटनाग्रस्त होने के मामले की जांच सोमवार से शुरू हो गई। सुबह रेल संरक्षा आयुक्त कोलकाता पीके आचार्या घटनास्थल पहुंचे और कई बिन्दुओं पर जानकारी ली। उन्होंने दुर्घटनाग्रस्त बोगियों व ट्रैक का निरीक्षण भी किया। इस दौरान मिली प्रारंभिक खामियों पर संरक्षा आयुक्त ने नाराजगी भी जाहिर की। वहीं मुख्य सचिव राहुल भटनागर, प्रमुख सचिव गृह देवाशीष पांडा, डीजीपी जावीद अहमद ने भी मौके पर पहुंच कर रेस्क्यू कार्य का जायजा लिया। इसके साथ ही प्रशासनिक अफसरों को घायलों के समुचित इलाज व मृतकों को उनके घरों तक पहुंचाने की व्यवस्था का निर्देश दिया। इसके बाद मुख्य सचिव ने माती में जीएम उत्तर मध्य रेलवे अरुण सक्सेना व प्रशासनिक अधिकारियों के साथ बैठक करके हालातों पर बात करते हुए चल रहे राहत कार्यों की समीक्षा भी की। मुख्य सचिव जिला अस्पताल पहुंचे और भर्ती 11 मरीजों को दस-दस हजार रुपये की आर्थिक सहायता भी...
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मुहैय्या कराई। देर शाम माती मुख्यालय के पोस्टमार्टम हाउस पहुंचे स्वास्थ्य मंत्री शिवकांत ओझा ने मृतकों के परिजनों से बात की। यहां कुछ लोगों ने दुर्घटना में लापता लोगों के बारे में सहीं सूचना नहीं मिलने की बात कही। उन्होंने कहा कि पता नहीं चल रहा है कि उनके लोग कहां है। इस पर मंत्री ने अफसरों को आड़े हाथ लेते हुए लापता लोगों के बारे में गंभीरता बरतने का निर्देश दिया।1दोषियों पर होगी कार्यवाही : पीके आचार्या : रेल हादसे की जांच के लिए टीम का गठन हो चुका है। सभी स्तर पर गहनता से जांच की जा रही है। लापरवाही किसी भी कीमत पर बर्दास्त नहीं की जाएगी। यह बात मुख्य संरक्षा आयुक्त पूर्वी पीके आचार्या ने कहीं।
  
Nov 22 2016 (7:30AM)  A dream shattered on tracks (www.thehindu.com)
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For 24-year-old Captain Subhendu Kumar Mishra of 23 Para Regiment of the Army, no place other than the Line of Control along the India-Pakistan border in Kashmir was a better location to serve the nation.
The officer’s long-cherished dream was shattered on Sunday, when the Indore-Patna Express he was travelling in derailed, killing him. He was on his way to the Command Hospital, Lucknow.
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nephew had completed advance training before the final posting in the special forces in Kashmir. He would have joined the new posting next month. Capt. Subhendu was on his way to Command Hospital to see a specialist for the shoulder injury he had sustained during the training at Indore,” said his uncle Sisir Mohapatra.
Mr. Mohapatra said: “He would have got off at Kanpur and proceeded to Lucknow from there. But the derailment took place near Pukhrayan. And his dream came to an abrupt end.”
Being the only son of a highly-ranked corporate sector executive, Capt. Subhendu could have chosen any other lucrative career. However, he wanted to be in the armed forces. The young officer would have visited his family in December before joining duty in Kashmir.
Family members were fuming at the way the rescue operation was carried out. “My nephew was in B3-29 seat. The accident had taken place around 3.30 a.m. But till 9.30 p.m., the B3 coach was not touched. Had there been prompt action, many could have been saved. Who knows my nephew could have been among them,” Mr. Mohapatra said.
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Nov 22 2016 (7:28AM)  Railways not to launch trains on saturated routes, to retrofit old coaches (zeenews.india.com)
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A day after the tragic derailment of Indore-Patna Express near Kanpur, the Railways today decided not to run new trains on certain over-saturated routes before decongesting the section with capacity augmentation.
Besides, the national carrier also decided to go for retrofitting of all old conventional coaches with enhanced safety features of anti-climbing technology, like the ones in the modern Linke Hoffman Busch (LHB) coaches.
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decongestion and capacity augmentation in the section," said a senior Railway Ministry official.
There was a review of entire safety scenario at the Railway Board meeting in the wake of the Indore-Patna Express derailment near Kanpur which has claimed at least 146 lives.
It was also decided to step up manufacturing of LHB coaches for the complete replacement of conventional coaches manufactured at Integrated Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai.
LHB coaches have anti-climbing feature which prevent them from toppling and piling-up in case of derailment.
However, since the old ICF coaches are being replaced in a gradual manner, it was decided to equip all new ICF coaches with modern safety couplers.
Old ICF coaches have to be retrofitted with anti-climbing feature like LHB coaches, the official said.
Railways also decided to increase the frequencies of ultra sonic flaw detection system and at the same time opt for a new technology based on ultra sonic ray system to detect rail fracture in the Moradabad-Allahabad section.

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Via Sitapur, Chandausi better rahega.

  
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UDAY coaches aise hi honge.

  
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Uday coaches me sleeping arrangement hogi ?? Really ??

  
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RailMantri ne budget me UDAY ke bare me kaha tha ki overnight Double Decker train hogi to most probably sleeper train hi hogi kyunki overnight CC to start karenge nahi.
  
Nov 22 2016 (7:28AM)  Volunteers to the rescue (www.thehindu.com)
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A number of good Samaritans rushed in to help the traumatised passengers of the Indore-Patna Express.
Volunteers from several NGOs, the RSS, Sikh organisations and also from political outfits stayed put at the accident site till late in the night as rescue personnel struggled to pull out passengers from the bogies.
The volunteers later visited the injured and the distraught families in the hospitals and distributed water, tea, snacks and fruits.
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a dozen RSS volunteers were seen helping the victims. They transferred the luggage from the train and offered biscuits to the injured in hospitals.
Some politicians too came forward to help the victims. Kanpur Dehat Samajwadi Party secretary Anoop Singh distributed biscuits and water at the accident spot. “It is our duty to help the victims in this crisis,” Mr. Singh said.
Gayatri Pariwar has also extended its support by sending over half-a-dozen women members to help the victims and provide assistance to the officials here.
Other volunteers did not wish to be named. “We don’t want to disclose our names for publicity. We are here simply to help,” said one NGO worker.
J.S. Arora was leading a group of members from a Sikh organisation to help the victims at a hospital here.
Indian Medical Association’s Kanpur unit chief Praveen Katiyar was at the spot with a team of doctors till late in the night. — PTI
  
Nov 22 2016 (7:27AM)  From one hospital to another, they search for the missing (www.thehindu.com)
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‘Whoever I have found is dead... my brother, my daughter and sister-in-law. I haven’t found my mother yet. I fear I will find her in the same condition’
Distraught relatives of passengers on the ill-fated Indore-Patna Express searched frantically for their loved ones on Monday, a day after the worst rail accident in recent years claimed 143 lives.
For most, it has been a painstaking effort to trace relatives, even to find out if they had survived the catastrophic derailment.
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I have found is dead... my brother, my older sister-in-law, daughter... I haven’t found my mother yet. I fear I will find her in the same condition,” said an inconsolable Nirmal Verma. He was supposed to travel with the family for a wedding but postponed his journey as he did not get leave.
“I am looking for my brother. Who knows? He may have changed his seat... we have searched everywhere...” said Ramanand Tiwari, refusing to give up hope.
One of the survivors said, “Don’t have any news about my brother. We have searched all the hospitals. I fear that he is trapped.”
Rescue workers wrapped up efforts to extricate trapped passengers from the mangled bogies after an overnight operation under floodlights. Cold cutters were used to open up the compartments.
A man, whose two sisters were on the train, reached the accident site, to find that one of them was dead and the other missing. “No one has any information about her (the second sister),” he said, having spent the night frantically visiting hospitals and asking officials for information.
Survivors’ horror stories
One survivor recounted that the derailment “sounded like beating of drums”, while another recalled just a “loud bang” soon after 3 a.m. when most of the passengers were jolted out of their sleep.
“We saw bogies piled on top of one another,” said a man, who sustained minor injuries.
Yet another survivor is still battling the nightmare of having waited for hours among bodies for rescue workers who cut open the bogie. “I could not believe it was really happening. I was the only one alive in the coach,” he said, fighting back tears. — PTI
  
Nov 22 2016 (7:18AM)  126 die in worst rail accident in 6 years (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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PUKHRAYAN: At least 126 lives were snuffed out in the deadliest train accident in six years as the Indore-Patna Express, packed with more than 2,000 people and doing 100 kmph, flew off the tracks at 3.05am, leading to derailment of 14 coaches.
The coaches derailed in the pre-dawn hours as the Patna-bound train crossed Pukhrayan in the Jhansi-Kanpur section, about 60km from here. The high toll was in part due to sleeping passengers be ing caught unawares and the older coaches in the train.Two coaches, S2 and S3, bore the brunt of the derailment.
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toll may rise further as bodies kept tumbling out around midnight when armoured recovery vehicle of the army was trying to remove badly damaged B3 coach. Kanpur DM confirmed that toll had reached 126.
`Rail fracture' due to expansion of the track in summer and contraction in winter has been identified as the likely cause of the accident that occurred at Hasemau village, between Pukhrayan and Malasa stations. If confirmed, it could point to deficiencies in track management. The train had 23 coaches, luding 12 sleeper coaches, including 12 sleeper coaches, three general seating coaches, four AC3, one AC1 and two SLR (seating-cum-luggage) rakes. The driver and guard are safe; their account could help the commissioner of rail safety piece events together.
The last big rail accident was in May 2010, when Gyaneshwari Express derailed in West Midnapore in West Bengal, killing 148 people.
Medical and accident relief trains from Kanpur, Jhansi, Agra and Allahabad were rushed to the spot. Rescue personnel, including National Disaster Response Force, pulled out dozens of passengers.
Railway sources said an extra AC3 coach was added to the train. They said casualties may have been higher due to all the coaches being old ICF ones rather than the modern Holfmann Bush coaches.
Locals and cops were the first to reach the spot within 30 minutes of the accident.The train runs between Rajendra Nagar Terminal (Patna) and Indore, and passes through Varanasi, Faizabad and Kanpur, among 17 stops.
An Army column and NDRF personnel from Varanasi and Lucknow reached the site to speed up rescue operations. Besides, police teams from neighbouring Orai and Kanpur districts were also deployed. Rail traffic on the crucial Kanpur-Jhansi section that links UP to MP and Maha rashtra remained affected till the filing of this report. Many trains were either cancelled or diverted.
The accident scene was not for the faint hearted. Villagers said they removed more than 25 bodies.
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Very few could reach the site in the first two hours but after daybreak, relatives and friends of the passengers arrived and began a frantic search. "The time of the accident was a key reason for such a large number of casualties," a railway official said.Though the exact cause of the derailment was not ascertained, junior railway minister Manoj Sinha said contraction of tracks, which normally happens in winters, could be one of the reasons. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu said strong action would be taken if anybody was found responsible for the accident.
A total of Rs 12.5 lakh ex gratia was announced immediately from various sources -Rs 5 lakh from UP government, Rs 3.5 lakh from railways and Rs 2 lakh each from the PM Relief Fund and MP government.
Ram Vinay Sharma from Ghazipur district, who was travelling in S2 coach, suffered minor injuries. "I was travelling with 11 other family members. We were all sleeping and woke up to a loud thud and a jerk," he said. Rescuers used giant cranes and gas cut ters to cut through twisted metal to re ach survivors, as Army and IAF ambulances, railway ambulances and vans and buses streamed in to ferry the injured to nearby hospitals. Many of the injured were rushed to Kanpur where hospitals had been kept ready .
"Initially , locals of nearby villages with the help of district police and fire department pulled out the dead and injured. They were later assisted by NDRF, NCC, NSS volunteers and school children. There were many people inside the 14 coaches of the train and death toll will rise," ASP Kanpur Manoj Sonker told TOI. Several police teams from neighbouring Kanpur and Orai districts, too, rushed to the spot and assisted the rescue workers.
  
Nov 22 2016 (7:16AM)  Minister Manoj Sinha: Rail fracture may have caused accident (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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LUCKNOW: Minister of state for railways Manoj Sinha, who visited the site, said `rail fracture' could be the cause of derailment. Railways, however, has yet to ascertain the cause. Commissioner railway safety , east circle, Kolkata, P K Acharya will hold an inquiry at Kanpur on Tuesday and Wednesday .
Early winter and sharp difference in day and night temperatures could have caused a rail fracture, said a technical expert from the railways.
He said though that it was early for rail fracture as it usually takes place around December.However, the timing of
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the derailment and sudden drop in night temperature could have led the rail to break. Rail fracture takes place between 2am and 5am in winter, according to railways' record.
Rail fracture happens when the 13-metre-long rail reduces in length due to winter chill. The rail should be left free with pendrol clips unfastened and be allowed to shrink. Once it reduces in size, an extra rail should be laid along and fastened with the shrunk piece or the rail would break and develop a fracture at the weakest point.
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