The coast is now clear for the final approval for commercial operations from the Commissioner of Railway Safety.
The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety will probe the Amritsar tragedy in which 60 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a passing train, the Indian Railways said on Friday, nearly two weeks after it had ruled out any investigation in the tragedy.
The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) will not probe the Amritsar tragedy in which a train mowed down 59 Dussehra revellers, with the Railway Board chairman saying Saturday it was not a “railway accident” but a case of trespassing on rail tracks.
A Record of Discussion (ROD) in connection with the capacity development on railway safety has been signed between the railway ministry and a Japanese international cooperation agency.
Indian Railways is mulling a new policy to do away with mandatory clearance from the Commission of Railway Safety (CRS) to increase the speed of trains as part of Mission Raftaar 2022.
The railways has signed an MoU with the union HRD ministry (MHRD) and the department of science and technology (DST) and has selected experts from various IITs and other engineering institutions to develop the technology.