Progress on Unmanned Crossing System
We are pleased to share that Indian Railway has developed a vandal-proof warning system for unmanned level crossings which is working satisfactorily for the last three months on Coimbatore-Metupallayam section.
Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO), railways' research wing, which has finalised the specifications of the system, has recommended to all zonal railways to initiate steps for installation of the warning system in their respective areas as a step towards prevention of accidents.
The system consists of two sensor modules and a control module in which train movements are detected and siren and blinker alerts are produced when the train is within one km of the level crossing. Sensor modules are located within one km of level crossing to detect train movement on track.
The system has been developed with a Mumbai-based vendor and RDSO will call for an expression of interest from other vendors for the production of more such systems.
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Chemical tea: Train passengers sip slow Poison
This is an "Eye Opener" indeed. Always thought tea is safe as the water is boiled, but the 'poison' is in the milk! These Tea Sellers Don't Use Milk But Fevicryl to Make Tea. Fevicryl" is a brand of Acrylic colors used for painting. Please watch the video by copy paste the link <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qfogpw37QC4>; in Google Search Bar.
For all those who relish road-side kadak chais this might come as a shock…but whatever you are sipping might be slowly poisoning you. Many tea sellers, especially the ones we find on railways stations do not use Milk to prepare tea, rather they use a chemical called Fevicryl. This shocker of
a fact was confessed by one of their very own. more