Mamata Banerjee announces rewards for Rajdhani crew

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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