824 train accidents in the last 12 years … 489 people died
The number of train accidents in the country is rising. In the country from January 2006 to November 2017, 824 train accidents occurred, with 489 deaths in the country. Indore-Rajendranagar Express train derailed in 2016-17, when a large number of passengers were killed. At least 152 people were killed in a train accident at Pokhrani in Uttar Pradesh on November 20, 2016. 39 people were killed in the Hirakund Express train accident in Vizianagaram district on January 21 last year. Most of the passengers were killed in train accidents in 2014 and 2012. According to the Comptroller’s Audit General (CAG) report, the railroad deficit and the lack of tracks have led to 19 trains. Railways have caused a loss of Rs 3.54 crore due to rail accidents. The CAG has estimated losses of Rs. The CAG has said that the loss of Indore-Rajendranagar Express train accident has resulted in a loss of six crores. According to the report of the Railway Safety Commissioner, the loss of Rs 4.67 crore and Rs 25.6 crore due to the Jalpur-Hazrat Nizamuddin Maha Kaushal Express accident.