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Air India CMD, Ashwani Lohani appointed Chairman Railway Board

Aug 23rd, 2017 11:37 am | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

Aswani Lohani
In a most recent development Ashwani Lohani GoI appointed as the new Chairman of Railway Board after AK Mital tendered his resignation following recent train accidents. Lohani who holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, currently is the Chairman & Managing Director of Air India.

Earlier in the day, AK Mital resigned from the post hours after Kaifiyat Express got derailed near Aurariya in Uttar Pradesh, injuring at least 70 people. The derailment comes just days after a major accident on the Haridwar-Delhi railway route when 14 coaches of the Utkal Express derailed, killing over 20 passengers. The train met with an accident after a dumper carrying sand overturned on the road parallel to the track.

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