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November 26th, 2011
Indian Railways to Beat Fog with GPS Tech

A GPS-based technology which will alert train drivers about an approaching signal during foggy weather conditions will be installed in all passenger and freight trains in Delhi division from the end of this month.  The ‘fog safe device’ will be fitted to the trains operating between Delhi and Ambala to begin with, said additional divisional Railway manager of Delhi Division Sudhir Garg. “The device will only alert the driver about the approaching signal,” he said, adding, the device will be installed from November 30. The device, which has missed many deadlines, has undergone extensive trials in various sections and has been customized as per the Railways’, officials said. Read More