The multi-train crash in Balasore that claimed 288 lives should awaken us to the need to focus on rail safety, not just speed and comfort. The government argues that it is focusing on elevating the rail experience to a world-class standard. Perhaps safety should be considered a critical part of that experience. Especially when, in 2021, more than 16,000 people were killed in nearly 18,000 rail accidents. Please listen to the latest episode of All Indians Matter.