The crash, among India's most noticeably bad prepare tragedies, was a stark indication of the incapacitated state of the tremendous state-run railroads and of the test Prime Minister Narendra Modi confronts in satisfying his guarantee to modernize them.
Authorities trust a rail break may have sent 14 carriages folding into each different as the majority of the 1,700-odd travelers on board dozed. Be that as it may, they can't make sure until every area of harmed track is investigated.
"This was a mischance where the greater part of the rails were removed and broken. It's extremely confused," Mohammad Jamshed, a senior railroads service official, told Reuters.
Worked under British lead, the world's fourth biggest rail organize ships 23 million individuals crosswise over India consistently.
With individuals consistently sticking unstably to the outside of carriages or packed on the rooftop, it is moaning under developing interest and many years of underinvestment.