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Deaths due to trespass, falling from trains fall by 13%

DNMUM439655 | 7/22/2019 | Author : Shashank Rao | WC :387



Although the number of deaths until June due to trespassing on tracks and falling from trains has dropped by 13 per cent, Central Railway (CR) authorities continue to be worried as the fatalities are not coming to an end.
A meeting was held regarding the matter on Sunday -- the trigger being 16 deaths on July 18. Of these, 12 took place on the CR and the rest on Western Railway (WR).
Sources said that eight commuters died on July 18, three commuters were injured on July 17 and one commuter was injured on July 16. “The commuters who were injured passed away on July 18. We have been taking a lot of steps to bring down fatalities on tracks,” said Sunil Udasi, Chief PRO, Central Railway.
According to CR officials, the t
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