Blog Entry# 2066136
Posted: Nov 20 2016 (16:41)
Last Response: Nov 21 2016 (09:14)
Major Accidents/DisruptionsNCR/North Central -Nov 20 2016 (16:39) Train mishap in UP: Passengers’ complaint of thunderous sound went unheeded | india-news | Hindustan Times
Pran Pratim Ghosh 185 news posts
The Indore-Patna Express derailed early on Sunday because the wheels of a coach had jammed, officials indicated, as passengers complained they alerted authorities of an unusually loud sound but were asked to not worry.
Eyewitnesses of the accident – which killed more than 100 people – told HT that they told the ticket collector about a thunder-like sound from underneath their S1 coach in Jhansi, hours before the accident.
“The sound was unusual. I travel a lot and I could make out the sound wasn’t right. Some passengers of my coach shared their...
5 posts - Sun Nov 20, 2016
Nov 20 2016 (16:58)
Pained to know Boeing 777 landcrashed~ 23275 blog posts 21101 correct pred (68% accurate)
This is surely rail fracture case which is quite normal because in desert areas there is diff in temp during day night especially in the onset of winter..regular patrolling is necessary to prevent mishaps during such case but NCR is only busy running numerous trains alomgwith freights..
Nov 20 2016 (16:59)
hala madrid 👑~ 453 blog posts 73 correct pred (47% accurate)
If the Tc had taken it seriously and took some action this disaster wouldn't have happened and no life would be lost
Nov 20 2016 (17:25)
The Rail Mail™*^~ 46896 blog posts 18536 correct pred (69% accurate)
pure negligence :/
Nov 20 2016 (19:08)
praveerverma 6 blog posts 2 correct pred (67% accurate)
If this is the case then, who so ever was supposed to do maintenance should be held accountable and case of Manslaughter and Homicide should be filed, because of their negligence 100+ people died. Accountability has to be there.
I hope Railways fix this issue and update their maintenance, after all they charge us big bucks toooo.
Nov 21 2016 (09:14)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~ 1933 blog posts
(1) Actual reason can be known only after the detailed investigation by experts is over.
(2) Current temperatures are not too low our rails are working well at sub zero temperatures in Kashmir Valley.
(3) The age of the rail need to be taken into account
(4) The impact of the damaged wheel or the derailment itself may cause rail to break. ...
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