Train accidents: Rail minister asks for CMs' help

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New Delhi, Nov 4: The railway minister Dinesh Trivedi asked the states to impose discipline among road users as death toll at the train crossing is rising.

Dinesh trivedi had written letters to all the chief ministers and asked them to "check the rate of accidents at railway crossings, which often involve the use of force on the rail staff to open the gates."

Trivedi asked the ministers to aware the people about the crossing dangers. He said that "Such mindless action poses a threat to rail passengers too."

On Thursday, Delhi-bound passenger train derailed when it collided with a truck at the Bharmankuti railway crossing in Bhagpat. Some people forced to open the gate due to that the accident occured, said an official.

However, On Nov 1, a tractor came under a a speeding train after they forcefully broke the gate.

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