Special Relativity Theory (SRT) is from time to time subject to critical
assaults. There are several logically deduced discrepancies inherent in SRT
(paradoxes) which demand a scrupulous examination. In this paper a new thought
experiment, including two frames of reference is presented. Two trains are hurtling
in opposite directions past one another in a symmetrical manner, but substantially
asymmetrical events occur. This consideration leads to a contradiction in the
notion of “relativity of simultaneity” — the basic tenet of
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