Ludhiana: After the suspension of three railway officials by the Baroda Special Investigating Team in the Jhelum Express incident have not carried out investigations further, till date, and reason in delay of its investigation is best known to railway authorities.
Despite, in other railway incidents of country major shocking outcomes were observed, even then its investigating team has not fasten inquiry. Despite the fact, the highly reliable railway sources revealed that there could be a major reason behind this major derailment just near Sutlej River watching present scenario between India and Pakistan. The investigation about Jhelum Express would start fully from February 11, 2017 by the three teams put onto duty over this incident as they are doubtful of the sabotage in this incident. But even then there are no proper investigations.
It is pertinent to mention that Senior Section Engineer (SSE) Pway (permanent way) Ludhiana, Vivek Kumar, SSE Pway (ultra sonic flaw detecting) officer Jalandhar Manish Kumar and Senior Division Engineer 1 Ferozepur, SPS Batra have been suspended by railways authorities, General Manager Northern Railways, AK Puthia has issued these orders on basis of preliminary investigations they were found guilty of negligence for the Jhelum Express incident.
An inquiry would be conducted by a three member team of the railways including top notch officials from Baroda House railways. They were suspended after railway authorities detected cracks on railway track. The checking of track was conducted by ultra sonic flaw detecting machine, which is also called as the X -ray of track in recent past in which cracks were detected at more than two dozen places including spot from where tracks broke and resulted in the derailing of ten coaches. Now, further, when the inquiry would be done it is only known to the railway authorities. The Divisional Railway Manager, Ferozepur Division, Anuj Prakash did not answer to the query made in this regard.
The investigation about Jhelum Express would start fully from February 11, 2017 by the three teams
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