Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva has instructed General Manger of Railways: S M Abeywickrama to conduct an inquiry into the ‘near miss’ that could have resulted in a fatal accident near the Shrawasthipura Railway Station in Anuradhapura
Thereby, a committee headed by Deputy General Manager of Railways: A.D.P. Senevirathne will conduct an inquiry. The committee has already obtained statements from the engine driver and guard of the Yaal Devi and the Thalai-Mannar trains, the Station Master of the Shrawasthipura Railway Station, and the railway signals controller at Anuradhapura.
The inquiry is scheduled to be completed within a week, and disciplinary action will be taken against the wrongdoers.