How the Kacheguda train mishap happened that left 30 people injured

Preliminary investigations suggest that the driver of the MMTS train failed to locate the signal and overshoot it. The driver of MMTS train is currently trapped in the mangled loco and efforts are on to retrieve him.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: November 11, 2019 15:32 IST
How the Kacheguda train mishap happened that left 30 people injured

The Kacheguda train accident that happened earlier sent the chills over the spines of the people who take the train regularly for their daily activities or needs. Initially, reported that 12 passengers injured when an MMTS train rammed into a stationary train at Kacheguda railway station in Hyderabad on Monday. But the number went up to 30 while the staff started to clean the affected parts of the train.

 
The incident occurred when an MMTS train rammed into a Kongu express waiting at the platform. The mishap learned to have occurred due to signaling fault. The railway authorities re-scheduled some trains due to the accident and are removing the bogies from the track. Railway authority and local administration have rushed to the spot. According to the initial report, the driver of the local train is still stuck in the engine.
 
Preliminary investigations suggest that the driver of the MMTS train failed to locate the signal and overshoot it. The driver of MMTS train is currently trapped in the mangled loco and efforts are on to retrieve him. The injured were immediately rushed to Osmania General Hospital out of which two got discharged.
 
An inquiry into the accident has ordered by the South Central Railway.




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