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India rail crash probe focuses on electronic track management system

A train moves past damaged coaches, after the tracks were restored, at the site of a train collision following the accident in Balasore district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, on 5th June, 2023.

New Delhi, India Reuters Investigators are probing an electronic track management system that they suspect malfunctioned and caused India’s deadliest train crash in more than two decades, railways officials said on Sunday. At least 275 people were killed on Friday when a passenger train hit a stationary freight train, went off the tracks and hit […]

India rescue work ends as focus turns to cause of worst train crash in decades

A drone view shows derailed coaches after two passenger trains collided in Balasore district in the eastern state of Odisha, India, on 3rd June, 2023.

Bahanaga, India Reuters Indian rescue workers completed operations on Sunday after the country’s deadliest rail crash in more than two decades, with signal failure emerging as the likely cause of an accident that killed at least 275 people.  The death toll from Friday’s crash was revised down from 288 after it was found that some […]