New Delhi : The Indian Railways which is criticized for the delay in trains during winter, has installed the GPS-enabled fog safety devices in the trains to alert the loco pilot about approaching signals. As North India continues to reel under dense fog,it is the best way for Northern Railways.
The fog-safety device is placed in the driver’s cabin. It alerts the driver of the approaching signal on the track in the fog. The foggy weather affects the visibility of signals.
Moreover, hundreds of passengers at several railway stations in north India have been left stranded after multiple trains have been cancelled, delayed and rescheduled for the last couple of days.
The low visibility has led to the cancellation of 14 trains, today. Also, 18 trains have been rescheduled and 60 are arriving late.