DMRC suspends four officials after train crash

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The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has reportedly suspended its four officials after Kalindi Kunj Depot Metro rail crash on Wednesday.

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has also suspended the in-charge of the Kalindi Kunj depot.

Mangu Singh, DMRC managing director, said in a statement, “Their safety is our prime concern and we take great precautions to ensure that our trains, stations, civil structures, and other systems are safe”.

It was reported that the train crashed into the wall on Tuesday when it was taken for washing.

Four metro officials, including one deputy general manager, who was the depot in charge, one assistant manager, a junior engineer and an assistant section engineer were suspended.

Anuj Dyal, Director, Corporate Communication of DMRC said in a statement, “The train’s brakes, which were isolated were not normalized before moving the train on its own power and bringing it for washing at the ramp. As a result, as soon as the operator brought the train at the ramp, it started rolling back, got derailed and hit the wall”.

It was further added, “As a result, as soon as the operator brought the train at the ramp, it started rolling back, got derailed and hit the wall”.

It was learned that the incident was caused by human error, where the concerned officers are already been suspended.

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