Regarding the Railways Mission Electrification program, the report states that Railways has initiated a major electrification program for electrifying 100 per cent of its Broad Gauge network.
The number of train accidents has reduced by half over the past three years, data from the ministry of railways has revealed.
East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said engine of the train caught fire after it hit with the tower car and later it was detached.
While attempting to catch the moving train, the man, Rajesh Talwar, fell down and slipped down the tracks.
Barring just 28, the Railways claims to have eliminated all unmanned level crossing on broad-gauge tracks during the year.
After Utkal Express tragedy, Railway Ministry clarifies train accidents have declined in the past three years
In 2014-15, the number of accidents was 135 which decreased to 107 in 2015-16 and further to 104 in 2016-17, the Ministry said.
The worst accident was the November 20, 2016 derailment of the Indore-Patna Express near Kanpur which resulted in 150 deaths and over 150 injuries.
Ahead of the Railway Budget this year, the Railway Minister said the focus was on developing a mechanism that would reduce human errors.