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The biggest rail accident in India's history became a permanent commemoration despite being a common start to a journey. An estimated 750 passengers were killed in the train accident. The bodies of many passengers were never found, which remained an unknown indicator as the cause of the serious travel accident. Questioning the safety of India's extremely important rail network, several such accidents have made their way into the country's history.

1. Biggest train accident in India: Photos

The heart trembles when I think of India's biggest train accident. The accident took place in 1981, in which 800 passengers lost their lives. Some pictures of this painful incident remind this fire:

- Seven coaches of the train fell into the river, 800  people died - there were many difficulties in locating
 people - many corpses went missing due to the river flowing
   

This accident reminds us of the importance of safety of trips. [1][2]

2. Problem related to unsafe rail network

The problem of unsafe rail network is the main cause of train accidents in India. Recently, about 300  people died and hundreds were injured due to the train accident in Balasore district of Odisha. The cause of this accident -

- There was an electronic signalling error, due to which the track of the train changed wrong- the train collided with the freight train
, resulting in several coaches falling on the second track   

A detailed investigation will reveal whether the cause of the train accident was human error or technical error. [3][4]

3. Train falls into valley river: the scariest photos

A train accident in Balasore district of Odisha, India, has revealed painful pictures of a train falling into the valley river.

On June 3, 2023,  about  900  people were injured in this accident with the death of 288  people.
After  the train accident, commendable work was done for all those who successfully participated in the relief and rescue operations.
"I've never seen anything like this in my career. It is very sad. Odisha Fire Department Director Sudhanshu Sarangi.

The scariest pictures of this accident were showing how big an impact a train accident has and how people have to face new challenges in life. [5][6]

4. When everything was expected to improve: stories of those who died in a train accident

In the history of train accidents, the stories of the accident in Balasore, Odisha are heartbreaking. The following few facts are revealed in this terrible accident:

- About 300 people died.
Due to the overturned train in this accident, the risk of this accident increased.
The tragic stories of the families of many of the victims remind us of the importance of safety regulations.

The accident is suspected to be due to a signal problem, which makes it a major train accident. [7][8]

5. Date of train accidents in India

The history of train accidents in India is long, but the biggest train accident took place in  1981.  More than 800 people lost their lives in the accident. Some of the key points are as follows:

 Odisha's Balasore-
1981 accident: Coromandel Express-
Train drowns: 800 people killed 

Even today, such accidents are a reminder of how important train safety is and we need to constantly improve. There is a lot to learn from the date of train accidents in India. [9][10]

6. Role of Government in Train Safety

In the midst of the tragic accident in Indian Railways,  the role of the government is of utmost importance in train safety. One of the major causes of these accidents is the malfunction of the signalling system.

- The government needs to focus on improving the signalling system.
Special attention must be paid to providing training of drivers and operations of trains.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inspected the accident and made several promises regarding the improvement of the accident.

The government needs not limit itself to updating the criteria for train safety, but to periodically acquire persons with disabilities in the event of criminal occupations or threat detection. Apart from this, the government should also make it more responsible for the safety of passengers. [11][12]

9. Who is to blame?  Demands of families of those who died in the train accident

Who is to blame in train accidents and how the demands of the families of those who died should be heard is a big problem in the eyes of the nation. Some important points in this topic:

After  the accident, the first demand of the families is that proper  arrangements should be made for the death of their loved ones.
The families demand that strict action be taken against those responsible for the accident.
- A significant part of the demands are that the culprits take responsibility,  as well as fork the legal action to compensate the damages.

Thus,  the government and the railway administration need to find the reasons behind train accidents and make seriousness and predictability in implementing the new standard of improvement. [13][14]

10. What can be done for train safety in India?

Several steps can be taken to improve train safety in India so that incidents like the major train accident in  1981, in which 800 people lost their lives,  do not happen again. For this:

- There is a need to develop latest safety equipment and technology in trains and on train tracks.
- Training of railway employees and their presence in trains should be encouraged.
Strengthening of emergency services as well as preparation of effective post-accident response plan will be considered.
It will be important to make provisions for the maintenance of tracks along with regular safety checks of trains.

By following these steps well, train safety in India can be improved, and such unfortunate accidents can be reduced in the future. [15][16]

 


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