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Dhanbad: Speed ​​of trains slowed down due to fog, trains running with fog safe device

With the increase in winter, delays in trains have started. On one hand, the speed of trains has been fixed, while on the other hand, petrol men are monitoring the railway tracks during dense fog. Dhanbad Railway Division has received 720 fog safe devices to ensure that trains continue to operate even after fog. It is being used in train engines. Every day, trains going to foggy areas in Dhanbad Railway Division are running with fog safe devices.

The device is connected to GPS

This device is connected to GPS. Loco pilots use it for signal information. Information about proximity of railway gate or railway station in the track is also easily available through this device. This has made train travel safer than before even during fog. However, this does not affect the speed much. From the safety point of view, the speed of trains has been fixed at 75 kilometers per hour by the Railways.

What is fog safe device?

Due to fog, the loco pilot is not able to get signal and other information. Due to this there remains a possibility of accident. Keeping this in view, fog safe device has been made available. This is a GPS based device. This gives signal warning to the loco pilot. The driver can control the speed of the train according to the distance of the signal. This equipment is installed in the train engine. Due to this, the driver gets the first information about any kind of obstruction on the track along with the signal. The distance from one station to another is also visible in it. The driver also gets information about the presence of railway gate or arrival at the station in the train itself.

Harshita

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