Vandebharat Express crashes again; Collision with cow, front end damaged

New Delhi: Vandebharat Express collided with a cow after the accident in the buffalo herd. The fresh incident took place near Anand station on the Gandhinagar-Mumbai route on Friday. The train hit the cow on the track. The front of the first coach was damaged. The train service resumed after stopping for ten minutes and carrying out the inspection.

On the last day also on the same route, Vandebharat’s train ran into a herd of cows and there was an accident. Four buffaloes died in the accident. There was extensive damage to the front end of the train. The accident took place on Thursday morning between Maninagar and Vatva stations in Gujarat.

After the accident, Central Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav had responded that such collisions with cattle were expected and the train was designed keeping that in mind. He also explained that the front part of the train which is completely damaged can be replaced.

The Prime Minister flagged off the Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vandebharat Express train service on September 30. Vandebharat trains are locally manufactured in India. The trains on this route have the distinction of implementing armor technology for the first time. Armor technology is a system to prevent a collision between two trains coming in opposite directions.

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