Bhubaneswar: Railway Safety Commissioner Shailesh Kumar Pathak arrived at Bahanaga Bazar railway station on Monday and visited the station signal and control rooms. “Preliminary probe is underway. It will take time. The exact cause of the accident will be ascertained after the probe is over,” he told reporters.
Meanwhile, a CBI team is on its way to the accident site.
It is pertinent to note here that Railway Minister Ashwin Vaishnaw had said on Sunday morning that the Railway Safety Commissioner will probe into the horrific three-train accident a Bahanagar Bazar railway station on June 2, which claimed 275 lives and left over 1,100 injured. Later, he said that the Railway Board has recommended a CBI probe into the incident. It is learned that both probes will continue simultaneously.