Vande Bharat Express hit by stones, Windows and Driver's windscreen damaged

By Xappie Desk, February 24, 2019 13:24 IST

Vande Bharat Express hit by stones, Windows and Driver's windscreen damaged

Vande Bharat Express hit by stones, Windows and Driver's windscreen damaged.
 
The Vande Bharat Express, India’s fastest train, suffered damages on Saturday after it got hit by a stone. Some windows and the main driver’s screen were broken. When the Dibrugarh Rajdhani crossing on the adjoining line had a cattle run over, the CPRO of Northern Railways said.
 
The stone hit the driver’s windscreen and one each side outer glasses of windows of coach numbers C4, C6, C7, C8, C13 and two glass panes of C12, causing damage.
 
Northern Railways issued an official statement on the Train. The damage was assessed by the traveling technical team on board the Vande Bharat Express. After careful examination, the train is found to be fit. So it carried on its onward journey to its destination station at its normal speed.
 
Vande Bharat Express has been flag off from New Delhi Railway Station by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 15. Commercial operations for this train began on February 17.



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