Bengal Train Accident: Are We Doing Enough To Protect Our Passengers?

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Nine people, including two railways employees, have died and about 50 others injured after an express train collided with a goods train in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal this morning. Kanchanjunga Express was travelling from Agartala in Tripura to Sealdah in Kolkata when a goods train hit it near Rangapani station, close to New Jalpaiguri. While a probe is still underway, railways say they suspect human error. In this show of Last Word, we ask a larger question, Indian railways boast of being the largest rail network in Asia. But is the safety up to that standard? Are we doing enough to protect our railway passengers? Tune in to the full show on NDTV.

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