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Posted: Sep 02 2016 (19:50)
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IR AffairsSR/Southern -Sep 02 2016 (19:37) Operating panel flashing red averted catastrophe when the Mangalore Express derailed
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ALAPPUZHA: It was the signal operating panel flashing red due to ‘track circuit failure’ prevented a catastrophe when the Mangalore Express derailed recently, contrary to the claim of the Karukutty railway station master that he averted a major mishap.
It was found by the high level inquiry committee appointed by the Ministry of Railways to probe the reasons that led to the derailment of the Mangaluru Express. “Unable to clear the down line signal for Chennai Superfast Express, the station master informed the section traffic controller that the signal operating panel(equipment to detect the presence of a trainal on track) flashed red due to ‘track circuit failure’ and this train had to receive ‘by piloting’ (authorising the loco pilot to pass the...
Sep 02 2016 (19:50)
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