Railways To Replace Guard Vans On Freight Trains With EoTT Devices


Railways To Replace Guard Vans On Freight Trains With EoTT Devices byArun Kumar Das-Nov 25, 2020 11:57 AM A guard van Snapshot The equipment is designed to do the guard’s job by giving an indication to the loco driver in case of parting of wagon or coach from the rear side of the train. Each set of EoTT devices is estimated to cost approximately Rs 10 lakh. Emphasising on technology, Indian Railways is installing a new system to do away with guard vans and the practice of deploying guards at the rear-end of goods trains to ensure all wagons remain intact when the train is in motion. The technology-driven initiative envisages replacement of guard vans with fully loaded wagons equipped with a sophisticated device called the End of Train Telemetry (EoTT) system.

Railways To Replace Guard Vans On Freight Trains With EoTT Devices
Railways To Replace Guard Vans On Freight Trains With EoTT Devices