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Tamil Nadu: Native prepare derails at Chennai Beach space; no casualties reported

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A local prepare derailed on the Beach space in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, April 24. Fortunately, there were no casualties reported, Southern Railway sources suggested.

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A local prepare derailed on the Chennai Beach space in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, April 24. Fortunately although, there were no casualties reported, Southern Railway sources suggested. The incident took jam after the empty Electric More than one Unit (EMU) became once being moved from the yard to the platform and became once likely to be proceeding on the busy Beach-Tambaram route. Visuals confirmed the rake badly damaged as it jutted out of the platform and crashed into the distance wall.

S Guganesan, Chief PRO of Southern Railway stated, “While placing an empty EMU rake from shed line to Platform 1, the rake had overshot the buffer pause of the platform and damaged Platform 1. The rake became once fully empty and (there were) no passengers on board. No damage to any passengers on the platform. Shunter jumped out of the rake and no damage became once sustained.”

The platform safe haven became once additionally damaged within the technique and an investigation will be performed to search out out the motive for the derailment. As per reports, a brake failure is suspected to be the motive for the incident.

Railway Ministry frames a form of schemes seeking upgradation & modernisation of stations

Within the intervening time, remaining month, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced that the government has devised lots of programmes in sight of the upgradation, beautification, and modernisation of railway stations in India. These schemes seeking the betterment of Railways embody the Model, As much as date and Adarsh Predicament Plot.

In a written answer to a quiz in Rajya Sabha, Vaishnaw acknowledged that the ‘Model’ stations map became once in vogue from 1999 to 2008. First and foremost, one space per division of Indian Railways became once selected below the map. Within the year 2006, the factors had been revised to incorporate all ‘A’ and ‘B’ class stations in accordance to the annual passenger earnings below the map.

(With inputs from PTI)

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