Unmanned level crossings: Big move towards safety Indian Railways! As part of its drive to enhance safety, Indian Railways has eliminated a large number of unmanned level crossings on the broad gauge network.
As per the latest data, in the last seven months, as many as 3,402 unmanned level crossings had been eliminated. According to a press release issued by the Railway Ministry, there were 3,479 unmanned level crossings on broad gauge routes.
Now, the national transporter plans to get rid of the remaining 77 unmanned level crossings by the end of this year. By the elimination of unmanned level crossings, undertaken by Piyush Goyal led-Indian Railways, the number of railway accidents have reduced to 3 in 2018-2019 from 65 in 2009-2010, says Indian Railways.
According to the press release by the national transporter, Indian Railways has taken a mission area in order to eliminate all unmanned level crossings on broad gauge network. Read More
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