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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Rail Ways

RAJYASABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.3985

TO BE ANSWERED ON 30.04.2010

Train Accidents

 

3985. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of RAIL WAYS be pleased to state:

(a) the details of train accidents occurred in the country, State/zone-wise during January to March this year resulting in loss of lives and injuries to passengers, -railway employees and others;

(b)   the details of each case with the ex-gratia payment made by Railways to the next of kin of the deceased and to those injured;

(c) whether statutory enquiry in each case has been completed; and (d) if so, the findings thereof and the action taken thereon?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS

(SHRI E. AHAMED)

(a) to (d): A Statement is attached.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (d) OF TIlE UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3985 BY SHRI RAJEEV CRANDRASEKHAR TO BE ANSWERED IN RAJYA SABRA ON 30.04.20Hi REGARDING TRAIN ACCIDENTS.

(a) & (b): During January to March, 2010, 08 consequential train accidents, i.e., Derailments, Collisions, Manned Level Crossing accidents and Miscellaneous accidents involving loss of life or injury took place on Indian Railways. Date-wise and zone-wise details of these accidents and ex-gratia announced is given in the Appendix.

(c) & (d): Statutory inquiry by the Commission of Railway Safety has been conducted in 05 accidents out of the above 08 consequential train accidents. Inquiry has already been completed by the Commission of Railway Safety in one accident of rear-end collision of2556 Gorakhdham Express with 2418 Prayagraj Expresss on 02.01.20 I 0 between Bhaupur and Panki stations on Tundla-Kanpur Section of Allahabad Division of North Central Railway. In its final report, the Commission of Railway Safety has concluded that this accident had happened due to exceeding the permissible speed during foggy weather by the crew of 2556 Gorakhdam Express. Recommendations and findings of the Commission of Railway Safety have been examined by the concerned departments and instructions for train operations during fog, use of Walkie -Talkie sets by Guards, monitoring of the working of loco pilots by frequent surprise checks, have been issued and disciplinary action has been initiated against the defaulting official.

APPENDIX

APPENDIX REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) AND (b) OF UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3985 BY SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR TO BE ANSWERED IN RAJYA SABHA ON 30.04.2010 REGARDING TRAIN ACCIDENTS.

DATE OF

TYPE OF

CASUALTY

EX-GRATIA

8'

RAILWAY

DIVISION

TRAIN NO

ORDERED

ACCIDENT

ACCIDENT

...

OVERALL

(ENHANCED)

(i)

4006

R,5,00,0001· to the

ucncnavr

",,1

of kin

of each

No""

Express

(N~

Grievous

01

deceased

passenger,

1

02.Jan-l0

Collision

Allahabad

Dalhi-Sltamartn)

·Rs. 1,00,000/· to each

Central

(ii) 2402 Magadh

(Railway Staff)

grievously illjured and

Express

(New

R,10,0001· 10 eecn

..

Delhi-lslaml?!:lL •

Sirn.e1e injured. .,_;-;:-:-

Killed

.

12

R,5,00,0001· to Ihe

(i)

2556

(Railway Siaff -

~.

of kin

of each

North' .'

Gorakhdharn

01

,,"

deceased

passenger,

2

02-Jsn-l0

Collision

Central

Allahabad

Express

Passengers-11).

Rs. 1,00.0001- to each

(ii) 2418 Pryagraj.Grievous

·

12.

grievously injured and

Express

. ~~mple -"Ill 36

R,.10.000/- to each

Passenoers

sim Ie in'ure<!.

2565

DBG-

Killed

02

3

08-Jart-1O

Derailment

East

Sonepur

NDLS,

Bihar

(Road

Users),

Central

Sernpark

Kranti

Grievous - 02

excress

• (Road users)

(i)

4724 Kalindi

Killed

03 .

Rs. 5,00,0001- to the

Express

.

~.

0'

kin

of each

Grievous

·

10

No""

(Bhiwani-Kanpur)

(Passengers),

deceased

passenger,

4

16-Jan-10

Collision

Allahabad

(ii)

2452 Shram

Rs. 1,00,000/- to each

Central

Shakf Express (Simple

-

08

grievously injured and

N,.

Delhi-

(Passeng9fs-06.

R,.10,0001- to each

Railway Staff-02)

f-.

-"-""

.. -

_.Ka~.!!!L_"'-

·

simple Injured .

Manned Level

East

333A Paseenger

Killed - 01 {Roed

5

08-Feb-10

Crossing

Coast

samearpur

(Tltlaqarh-

user)

Raipur)

i

North

OOZ-VZP

Up

Simple-Ot {loco

6

11·Fet;..10

Derailment

Ajmer

Goods

Western

(Container Load)Pilol)

'-.'-0-" ..

--,-----

--

--

,

1696

Up

Grievous

-

10.

Rs. 2,00,0001- to each

7

tt-see-to

Miscellaneous

Central

Mumbai

Passenger

Simple

·

09

grievously injure<!.

(Rolla-Diva)

(Passengers)

AD 631 On EMUGrievous

·

04.

,

8

22-Mar-l0

Derailment

Western

Mumbai

Local

(CCG-

Simple

-

06

I

ADH)

(Passengers)

.

 

 
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APPENDIX

Note. The above figures do not include unusual incidents at Unmanned Level Crossings .

Note. The above figures do not include unusual incidents at Unmanned Level Crossings .