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Amritsar train tragedy: In Feb, security committee backed proposal to put cameras on engines

The proposal came up and was discussed in the quarterly meeting of State Level Security Committee for Railways held on February 15.

Amritsar train tragedy: Govt report gives clean chit to Railways

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety report has classified the accident as "error in working by public near railway line" and made a slew of recommendations to avoid such accidents in the future.

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Indian Railways to build 3,000-km wall to guard tracks, keep away people

Indian Railways has decided to build 3,000 km of walls to fence its tracks and ward off trespassers in residential areas. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is learnt to have taken the decision days after the Amritsar mishap.

Amritsar Train Tragedy: GRP questions train driver at Beas, Sidhu couple to join magistrate probe today

Officials said that the questioning was kept under wraps due to threat putting out such information could have posed to the driver’s life.

Amritsar train accident: SIT contemplates lie detector test on DMU loco pilot

The SIT has also been informed that the speedometer of the Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) train which mowed down 61 people to death and left scores of others injured stopped functioning after the accident.

Railways is the culprit in Amritsar train tragedy: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab’s Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu spoke to The Sunday Express on the recent Amritsar train accident that left 61 dead and several injured.

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Amritsar train tragedy: Municipal Corporation, improvement trust pass the buck over permission

The AIT says that the MC is the controlling authority for the Dhobi Ghat land and hence it was responsible for providing the permission. At the same time, the MC has shot a letter to the AIT asking if it can sell the land, which have been handed over to it by the latter.

Amritsar train tragedy: Five days on, organiser surfaces, says ready for probe

“I am ready to face any probe over the accident. I will appear before any investigating agency that summons me. I have nothing to hide,” Congress leader Sourab Mithu Madan, who was the organiser of the Amritsar Dussehra event, said.

Amritsar train tragedy: Forensic team visits site, police complaint filed against Navjot Kaur

A police complaint, meanwhile, was filed against the Dussehra event’s organiser Sourab Mithu Madan and former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu by an injured victim, who was accompanied by SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia to the police station.

Amritsar train accident: ‘At a busy crossing, gateman cannot look beyond the gates’

Jaura Phatak has electric gates. “Often we have to stop midway as people are rushing to cross even as the gates are closing. Our responsibility is to close the gates before the train comes, otherwise we would face departmental action,” gatemen Dwarka Dass said.

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Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

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