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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Railways

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1687

TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.03.2008 

Collision of Trains near Gorakhpur  .

1687.

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?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI R. VELU)

(a): No, Sir.

(b) to (d): Do not arise