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Posted: Nov 22 2016 (14:26)
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Nov 22 2016 (13:13) Lesson from demonetisation: Why can’t we improve the railways overnight?
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While the Prime Minister had promised to upgrade the transport system and introduce sophisticated bullet trains, the conditions of our existing railway system is abysmal to say the least.
Unfortunately, the Indore Patna Express railway tragedy is no anomaly. Fatal train accidents are common in India. In 2014-15, there were 131 railway accidents, which left 168 people dead. The year prior to that witnessed 117 train accidents within the country with 103 deaths. While the Prime Minister had promised to upgrade the transport system and introduce sophisticated bullet trains, the conditions of our existing railway system is abysmal to say the least.
Nov 22 2016 (14:26)
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Demonetisation is out come of an honest and sincere effort to weed out black money. Similarly for IR. overnight improvement is quite possible if all the decisions making and working by officials & employees is done with honesty and sincerity, and with an aim of continuous improvement, keeping aside the malpractices of departmentalism, political expediency, corruption etc.
The reports are highly contradictory and appears to be deviating away from the right direction. It seems that efforts are on to confuse the common public through long rigmarole about the effect of low temperature on rails. The rail/track can withstand much lower temperature than the current mid night temperatures in the Gangetic Plains.
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