Mumbai, Dec 14 (PTI) A slew of preventive and remedial measures taken by authorities has led to a “significant” drop in the number of accidents under the Central Railway zone, an official said today.
“Owing to continuous efforts, there has been a significant drop in consequential accidents on the Central Railway. This is reflected in the figures of such accidents over the last few years,” a CR press release said here.
In 2015-16, there were 52 rail-related incidents under the zone, which covers Maharashtra, parts of Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. In the subsequent fiscal year (2016-17), this figure reduced considerably by 53 per cent to 24, it said. Read More