WB CM calls for review of maintenance, passenger safety

Last Updated: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 21:52

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today said the issue of railways`
maintenance and passenger safety should be "seriously
reviewed" following the recent spurt in train accidents.

"Maintenance and safety aspects of passengers should
be reviewed with seriousness due to recent spurt in train
accidents," Bhattacharjee said in a statement condoling the
death of over 60 passengers in the rail disaster at Sainthia
in Birbhum district.

The Chief Minister said that the state administration
had put its best efforts to face the situation arising out of
the accident involving two express trains at Sainthia.

"The Birbhum district administration, police and the
health department have used all their resources in rescue
operations and arranging treatment of the injured," he said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 21:52

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