The preliminary railway investigation into the train accident that took place in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday night has held the driver and assistant driver of the Rayagada passenger train responsible. According to the allegations, the car had passed through two auto signals in violation of rules. However, both crew members died in the accident. The preliminary report said that they carefully examined the evidence present at the accident site, statements of the officers concerned, data logger reports and speedometer charts. Investigation found that the Rayagada passenger train hit the Visakhapatnam Palasa passenger train from behind due to two faulty auto signals.
The report also said that as per railway rules, the train should have stopped for two minutes at the faulty auto signal and then moved at a speed of 10 kilometers per hour, but unfortunately this did not happen.
While Joint Collector Mayur Ashok said about Sunday's incident, 13 people died on the spot but one person died during treatment. Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police M Deepika said, 50 people have been injured. The injured are being treated at hospitals in Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram, a senior railway official said. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met the injured at the government hospital in Vizianagaram.
Let us tell you that on October 29 at 7 pm on the Howrah-Chennai line at Kantakappally in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, the Rayagada passenger train hit the Visakhapatnam Palasa train from behind, in which 14 people died and more than 50 train passengers were injured. Went.