Utkal Express Derailment: ‘Block Ka Time Nahin Hai, Gaadiyan Bahut Hain’


Utkal Express Derailment: ‘Block Ka Time Nahin Hai, Gaadiyan Bahut Hain’

Sir, (Kalinga Utkal Express) Meerut city se nikal rahi hai.”
“De dein, Sir, 15 minute ka inko (block)?”
“Nahin nahin, block ka time hi nahin hai… gaadiyan bahut hain.”

An audio clip of a purported conversation between Khatauli station master Prakash Singh and a section controller for Northern Railway in Delhi — which reportedly took place minutes before the Kalinga Utkal Express derailed at Khatauli on Saturday, killing 22 people — indicates that the ground staff had asked for rail traffic to be “blocked” for carrying out maintenance work, but the request was denied. Read More…

 

 

 

Credit By: Indian Express

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