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Over 300 accidents in 4 years, in 7 cases out of 10, Railway staff were to blame

The government defines “consequential accidents” as those with “serious repercussions in terms of loss of human life, human injury, loss to railway property or interruption to rail traffic”.

Updated: August 7, 2015 7:20:17 am

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All figures except those for ‘Cost of damage’ and ‘Compensation paid’ are for “consequential train accidents (excluding incidents at unmanned level crossings caused due to negligence of road vehicle users)”. The government defines “consequential accidents” as those with “serious repercussions in terms of loss of human life, human injury, loss to railway property or interruption to rail traffic”. Figures for 2014-15 are up to February 2015. Source: Parliament statement, March 16, 2015

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Figures for ‘Cost of damage’ are for “consequential train accidents”. Figures for ‘Compensation paid’ are for “train accidents, untoward incidents, accidents at manned level and unmanned level crossings”. Figures for 2014-15 are provisional.

Source: Parliament statement, May 8, 20

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