Railways order inquiry into Palwal train mishap

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New Delhi, Dec 8: Railways has ordered an inquiry into the train accident near Palwal in Haryana on Tuesday, Dec 8 in which the driver of the local EMU train was killed and two others were injured.

Commissioner of Railway Safety SK Pathak will be holding an inquiry and submit the report at the earliest, said a senior Railway Ministry official.


The Palwal-Ghaziabad EMU train rammed into the Delhi-bound Lokmanya Tilak Haridwar Express amid foggy conditions at Baghola village near Palwal in which the driver of the local train was killed.

Passengers of both the trains were safe in the mishap that took place around 8:30 AM.

The impact of the collision was so severe that the guard bogie of the mail train and the engine of the EMU were badly damaged resulting in the the driver of the EMU train getting trapped, according to railway officials [Nearly 100 injured as two trains collide in Haryana]

The Enquiry will be held on December 14 from 10 AM at Divisional Railway Manager office, Delhi Division.


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