Vande Bharat set for design tweak to end cattle run over


Vande Bharat set for design tweak to end cattle run over

Both the research wing of Indian Railways and the manufacturer of Vande Bharat Express, will work on addressing the train’s design aspects to deal with the problem of ‘cattle run over’ even as the government launches an appeal to people to stop throwing stones at the train.

“This is not a heavy duty locomotive. It’s a modern and high-speed train with aerodynamic structure. Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) and Integral Coach factory (ICF) will work to address the issue of cattle run over,” railway minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday .

The minister said RPF personnel deployed at such locations had offered roses to convince people not to throw stones. “This is a public property and damaging public property does not help. Read More

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