Vande Bharat express rams into cattle near Atul station in Gujarat, third incident this month | Ahmedabad News


MUMBAI: In yet another incident, the Mumbai-Gandhinagar Vande Bharat express rammed into cattle near Atul station in Gujarat on Saturday morning.
This is the third such incident involving this semi-high speed train so far this month.
A cattle runover incident occurred around 8.17 am. Following the incident, the train was detained for about 15 minutes.
“There is no damage to the train, except damage on nose cone cover of front coach i.e Driver coach. The train is running smoothly. This will be attended to at the earliest,” ANI quoting Indian Railways as saying.
Sumit Thakur, chief public relations officer of Western Railway said that the train did not suffer any operational damage. “It resumed further journey in 20 minutes. All the passengers onboard the train were safe,”
On October 6, four buffaloes were killed after being hit by this train on its way to Gandhinagar from Mumbai between Vatva and Maninagar railway stations in Gujarat. Its nose panel had to be replaced overnight due to the damage.
The second such incident took place on October 7 when the train had hit a cow near Anand in Gujarat while on its way to Mumbai.
– With inputs from PTI


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