Commission of Railway Safety

The investigation into the unfortunate train accident that took place in Odisha on 2nd June 2023 was conducted by the Commissioner of Railway Safety for the south-eastern circle.

  • Rail Safety Commissioners form part of the Commission of Railway Safety (CRS), a governmental body responsible for railway safety nationwide.
  • Originally named the Railway Inspectorate, it was rebranded as the Commission of Railway Safety on November 1st, 1961.
  • CRS investigates serious railway accidents, while the Committee of Railway Officers handles other incidents.
  • A crucial duty of CRS is to ensure that any new railway line meets Ministry of Railways' standards and safety specifications before ....
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