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Mainaguri Train Accident:

Mainaguri Prepare Accident: Sturdy jolt close to Domohani

Post-mortem: The driving force of the Bikaner-Guwahati Categorical close to Mainaguri in North Bengal didn’t have a transparent reply as to the way it met with an accident. Has been working locomotive engines since 1992. Expertise over thirty years. Pradeep Kumar, the driving force of Asamgami Beacon Categorical, had by no means skilled such an expertise earlier than. Passing the stationmaster’s sign close to Mainaguri, when he reached the advance sign, he all of the sudden felt a robust jolt. Emergency brakes are pulled fearing that one thing has occurred. After that the engine began shaking. Cease the prepare and look out of the engine, a number of bogies derailed. A number of bogies additionally ate the sail once more. What precisely occurred? Was there an error on the observe? Driver Pradeep Kumar, nonetheless, is just not capable of utterly rule out that risk. He had the concept the tremors on the observe had been because of the shaking. Though the preliminary report of the railway officers made it clear, there was no drawback on the railway observe.

Learn Additionally: Railway security officers clarify the Mainaguri prepare accident

The precise explanation for the accident might be identified solely after the complete investigation report of the Railway Security Board Fee. The Security Fee will report back to the Ministry of Railways in just a few days.

When the driving force Pradeep Kumar was requested about this, he mentioned, I can not say precisely what occurred. Solely investigators can say that. His thought is {that a} traction motor opens when there’s a sturdy jolt. It’s identified that the locomotive engine has 4 traction motors. One in all them opens for some motive. That’s the reason the prepare misplaced management. Solely the protection commissioner can clarify the precise motive. The driving force additionally needed to face questions concerning the velocity of the prepare on the time of the accident. In response to Pradeep Kumar, the prepare was touring at a velocity of 95 to 100 kmph close to Mainaguri as all of the alerts had been inexperienced. Whether or not the velocity of Beacon Categorical was greater than 6 kmph on the time of the accident could be ascertained from the info recorder of the engine. Nevertheless, if the prepare is touring at a velocity of 95 kmph as demanded by the driving force, then there might be negligence on the a part of the driving force as properly. 9 folks died within the accident in Mainaguri. There are 42 folks admitted within the hospital.

Learn Additionally: Railway Security Commissioner to offer causes after full investigation, says Sanjay Chander

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