Train hits vintage jeep parked for photoshoot
Passengers of Mangala Express had a narrow escape on Saturday morning when the train hit a jeep, parked on the tracks for photoshoot, near Basavanapura in Ramanagaram district, about 45 km from Bengaluru.
The train, with over 700 passengers, was travelling at a speed of 50 km per hour, from Mysuru to Bengaluru, when the incident occurred at 7.25 a.m.
Why is everyone saying passengers of train had a narrow escape. It should be the passengers of Jeep, right?
What if the train details due to the impact of collision?
Train could hav e derailed.. Loco damaged..
this train popularly known as Mangala Express in Mysuru Mandya region
for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction; the loco (and the train) thus received the same force by which they impacted the jeep.
Because the jeep itself is heavy, owing to its own inertia it would have given very high amount of reaction force before allowing the mechanical force to dissipate throguh its surface.
This is also the reason why many trains on hitting buffaloes/bulls end up getting delayed; the impact of hitting a 1 ton bull/buffalo usually damages the loco, many a times disabling the brake pipe, for instance
BENGALURU: The Commissioner of Rail Safety has authorised the running of trains on the newly constructed second railway line between Yelahanka and Lotte Golahalli on Wednesday. The trains are expected to run along the additional track by March-end.
“We received the written authorisation yesterday (Wednesday) to run trains along this 7-km track after the Commissioner completed the track inspection on Tuesday,” said A K Gupta, Chief Administrative Officer, Constructions, South Western Railway. The project has been completed at a cost of Rs 32 crore.
The creation of another rail line marks a vital
isnt lottegolahalli to ypr already doubled. one night i walked along the tracks from logh to ypr and there were two tracks.
the pace of progress of the projects are extraordinarily slow that, SWR is the only zone possibly where even single digit km doubling is celebrated..
Though pace of progress is slow, SWR providing status of construction projects(newlines,electrification,doubling...etc.) in a more transparent way to public through their website than any other zone.
may be it's not commissioned..
One is YPR-HSRA
Other one is YPR-YNK