GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Railways
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1687
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.03.2008
Collision of Trains near Gorakhpur .
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether there was a head on collision between a goods train and a passenger train near Gorakhpur in U.P. in January last;
(b) if so, the number of persons including Railway personnel who lost their lives and those who were seriously injured in the mishap;
(c) whether statutory inquiry into this accident has been held; and
(d) if so, the findings thereof and the action taken thereon?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI R. VELU)
(a): No, Sir.
(b) to (d): Do not arise