Mamata Banerjee announces rewards for Rajdhani crew
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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 18:24
  
Patna: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced to reward the loco pilots, guard and train superintendent of the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express for their efforts to save the lives of passengers and railway property when the train derailed near Bihar's Gaya railway station last night.

East Central Railway Sources said here that Banerjee had announced a reward of Rs 30,000 to two pilots A K Khalki and R K Singh, Rs 20,000 each to the train Superintendent S C Ojha and guard R Minj of the train.

The chief safety commissioner, eastern eircle, Kolkata (civil aviation ministry) would probe the incident, ECR sources added.

Chief Safety Commissioner to probe Rajdhani incident

Chief Safety Commissioner of eastern circle under the Ministry of Civil Aviation will probe the incident in which ten coaches of Rajdhani and its engine were derailed near Gaya station following an explosion triggered by Maoists.

Chief Safety Commissioner of eastern circle under the Ministry of Civil Aviation Kolkata would probe the incident, East Central Railway sources said.

Passengers on board the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express had a miraculous escape when ten of its coaches and the engine derailed near Gaya station following an explosion triggered by Maoists last night.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 18:24


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