Railways’ wall to avert deaths on tracks

29-04-2017

CHENNAI: With recurring deaths and injuries on railway trackson certain stretches in the city and on its outskirts proving to be a bogey for Southern Railway, officials of the zone are putting into action a plan to build a wall along a particularly vulnerable section in the southern suburbs. Southern Railway officials are overseeing the construction of a 14km-long wall between Guindy and Tambaram that they hope will to a significant degree avert fatal deaths and accidents caused by people crossing the tracks from the eastern side on this stretch.

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Railways’ wall to avert deaths on tracks