Railway Safety Commissioner begins investigation of the accident in the Samaleshwari Express

Rayagada: Railway road Safety Commissioner, North Frontier Circle, Kolkata, RK Sharma, launched an investigation into the accident on Saturday at the Samaleshwari Express, which killed three railway workers.
Railroad Safety Commissioner A team led by Sharma reached Rayagada today in a special train and visited the scene of the accident. He was accompanied by Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra, Chief Security Officer of the East Coast Railway (ECoR), and BK Padhi, the Transport Commissioner.
Later, Sharma discussed the mishap with the Keutaguda Station Master and visited the Signal Room. He also talked to the Signal Guard and Lineman at Keutaguda Station.
He inspected the tracks and burnt the railroad engine and inquired thoroughly about the mishap with all the staff at Keutaguda Station.
Sharma later reached the rest home of the officials at 2 pm and discussed the mishap with 61 railway employees.
According to sources, the investigation will be held for two days and the hearing will take place tomorrow (June 29) at East Point Rest House (classic), Beach Road, Chinna Waltair, Visakhapatnam. Sharma will also meet Visakhapatnam DRM and hold a discussion, sources said.
Remarkably, three railroad workers were killed after the Howrah-Jagdalpur Samaleshwari Express engine of 18005 set fire to and derailed after clashing head-on with a tower car on June 25.
The ECoR had ordered an investigation into the matter by Commissioner Kolkata, responsible for railway safety, an independent legal authority of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

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