Vande Bharat Express Hits Cattle, for the Third Time This Month
On Saturday morning, near Atul station in Gujarat, has hit cattle at around 8:17 AM. This is the third such incident that occurred this month.
Due to this incident, the semi-high-speed train, Vande Bharat Express, got delayed by 15 minutes.
After this incident, Indian Railways said, “There is no damage to the train, except damage on nose cone cover of the front coach i.e. Driver Coach. The train is running smoothly. This will be attended to at the earliest.”
According to the statement of the Chief Public Relations Officer, Sumit Thakur, the train did not suffer any operational damage. “It resumed further journey in 20 minutes. All the passengers onboard the train were safe,” Sumit Thakur said.
Earlier, on October 6, this train had hit four buffaloes and killed them when it was on its way to Gandhinagar from Mumbai, between Vatva and Mani Nagar railway stations in Gujarat, and they had to replace its nose panel overnight. Then, on the very next day, on October 7, Vande Bharat Express hit a cow near Anand in Gujarat, on its way to Mumbai.