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Posted: Nov 24 2016 (11:11)
Last Response: Nov 24 2016 (11:11)
Crime/AccidentsNCR/North Central -Nov 24 2016 (09:53) Track Passed Inspection 2 Days Before 146 Died in Indore-Patna Train Tragedy
AKS KYN GKP 26 news posts
The track where an Indian train derailed on Sunday, killing 150 people, was inspected just two days earlier and found to be in good condition, raising more questions about the safety of a network seeking $17 billion in funding to prevent more crashes.
The derailment, among India's worst train tragedies, was a stark reminder of the dilapidated condition of the vast state-run railways and of the challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces in fulfilling his promise to modernise them.
Officials believe a rail fracture may have sent 14 carriages crumpling into each other...
Nov 24 2016 (11:11)
apsaxena56 129 blog posts 5 correct pred (71% accurate)
Most of the train accidents occur on SINGLE LINE routes. Since single line route has to take load of all trains coming from both sides, there is frequent occurrence of rail fracture. While railways promise to do something, the first thing railways must do is to make SINGLE LINE INTO DOUBLE LINE track. This will reduce occurrence of rail fracture as less no of trains will be passing on single track.
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