What happens if the driver falls asleep in a running train, many people are not aware of what happens if the driver falls asleep in running train

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Indian Railway Facts

Highlights

  • About 1000-1500 passengers travel in a passenger train.
  • It is fourth in terms of rail network in the whole world and second in Asia.
  • Braking starts after 17 seconds.

Indian Railway Facts: To go from one corner to another in India, we all give the first priority to the train. It is a means in which both the rich and the poor can travel. Our railway network has spread from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. It is fourth in terms of rail network in the whole world and second in Asia. Now let’s talk about the issue. You travel by train everyday. The train you travel by, you must have seen that an engine pulls the whole box, that is, understand in easy language that it controls. There is a driver in the same engine, which is called loco pilot in the language of railways. What if the train is running and the loco pilot running the train gets caught in the eye? have you ever wondered. Questions must be arising in your mind, so let us give you detailed information about it.

If the train is running and the driver fell asleep?

About 1000-1500 passengers travel in a passenger train, in such a situation, the responsibility of the driver increases to take the passengers safely to their destination. For this, the railway gives two drivers in the train. We call the other as Assistant Loco Pilot. If one driver falls asleep, the other driver takes over the front. If any disturbance is found, the second chief assistant immediately wakes up the driver. If there is any problem with the engine or both the drivers, then informs the coming station so that the problem is resolved at the next station.

What if both the drivers fell asleep?

We hoped that this thing would be coming in your hearts and minds, so let us tell about it. If both the pilots fall asleep, then in such a case, the Railways has invented a technique. A vigilance control device is installed in the engine of the train, its job is that if the driver does not take any action for a minute, then the device starts showing an audio visual indication within 17 seconds. The driver has to accept by pressing the button. If the driver does not respond, braking starts after 17 seconds.

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