Road Accident in Kerala: 9 killed and 38 injured in road accident in Palakkad district of Kerala.
A road accident took place in the Vadakkanchery area of Palakkad district of Kerala. The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus crashed. 9 died in this bus accident.
38 people were seriously injured. This information has been given by a news agency quoting Minister of State MB Rajesh.
The bus fell into the swamp after the collision.
A tourist bus carrying school students rammed into a KSRTC bus from behind at Mangalam near Vadakkanchery here on Wednesday night.
After the collision, the bus fell into the swamp. Nine people died in this and many others were injured.
Around 38 injured have been admitted to various hospitals for treatment. The condition of many remains critical.
These people died in the accident.
Among the dead are school teacher Vishnu VK, students Anjana Ajith, Emmanuel CS, Diya Rajesh, Chris Winterbourne Thomas, Elna Jose (student), Anoop (22), Rohit Raj (24), and Deepu.
The accident happened late Wednesday night.
The accident took place on National Highway 544 (NH-544) at around 11:30 pm on Wednesday.
The tourist bus was on its way towards Ooty carrying the students of Basilios Vidyaniketan Senior Secondary School in Ernakulam.
The KSRTC superfast bus was going from Kottarakkara to Coimbatore. The accident happened due to the collision of both.
Chennai Metro: Train will run without a driver in Phase 2 of Chennai Metro, work is going on fast on signal-based service.
Chennai Metro Rail is expanding rapidly. The work on the second phase of Metro Rail is going on at a very fast pace.
Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), has planned to extend the Metro service to 93 km in all the 3 corridors in Phase II.
Under Corridor 4, the route is likely to be extended to about 50 km, which will be from Poonamallee to Parandur.
The train will run without a driver.
The operation of Phase II of the Chennai Metro will be completely driverless. Here the metro will provide its service without any driver, which will be signal based.
According to Rajesh Chaturvedi, Director of Systems and Operations, Chennai Metro Rail, this phase will be ready soon, as the work is going on at a fast pace.
The increase in the number of passengers in September.
Let us inform you that due to the rapid expansion of the area by Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), there has been a huge increase in the number of passengers in September.
The number of passengers has increased by more than 5 lakh as compared to the previous months.
In August, 56.66 lakh passengers had availed of the service while in September around 61.12 lakh passengers used the metro rail service.
During this, the maximum number of passengers traveled on 30 September. About 2.50 lakh people traveled on this day.