Signal Failure Blamed For Rail Disaster That Killed 275, Injured Hundreds in India

Posted on AllSides June 4th, 2023
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Preliminary investigations now show an error in the electronic signaling system is responsible for one of India’s deadliest rail crashes in decades. A rail disaster in eastern India left 275 people dead and more than 1,000 injured Friday in India’s east Odisha state, according to CNN. An Odisha government statement clarified the death toll after a top state officer cited 300 killed, the outlet noted. The deadly wreck took place after a change in signals sent the high-speed Coromandel Express off the main track line onto an adjacent loop line...

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