New Delhi: The war against the Coronavirus epidemic of Indian Railways continues. Meanwhile, there is good news about the Indian Railways. According to the government, the Indian Railways have had the best safety performance so far during the last year. Not a single passenger has died in a rail accident since April 2019.
According to a PIB press release, Indian Railways has recorded the best safety record so far during April 2019 – March 2020. This year also (from 01.04.2019 to 08.06.2020) no passenger has died in a railway accident. This achievement has been achieved for the first time in the year 2019-2020 since the introduction of the railway system in India 166 years ago in 1853.
It has been further stated in the press release that not a single passenger has been killed in the last 15 months is a result of continuous efforts by Indian Railways to improve safety performance in all cases. Safety is always a top priority, so measures taken to improve the safety situation include removal of manned railway crossings, construction of road overbridge (ROB) / road under the bridge (RUB), renovation of tracks, tracks Important tasks like maintenance, better training of railway employees, improvement in the signal system are included.