Newly launched Mumbai-Gandhinagar Vande Bharat suffers minor damages after cattle hit

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The newly launched Mumbai Central-Gandhinagar Vande Bharat Express suffered minor damages after hitting a herd of buffaloes in Gujarat Thursday morning, officers mentioned.

The incident occurred between the Gairatpur and Vatva station round 11.20 am.

A railway spokesperson mentioned the entrance a part of the engine was broken within the incident. “Three-four buffaloes all of a sudden got here on the way in which of Mumbai-Gandhinagar VB (Vande Bharat), damaging the nostril made up of FRP (fiber bolstered plastic).

The spokesperson mentioned no practical half was broken within the incident. “The train moved just after removing carcasses (within 8 minutes) and reached Gandhinagar on time. The incident occurred at 11:18 between Gairatpur-Vatva station. The Railways is trying to counsel nearby villagers not to leave cattle near the track.”

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The semi-high velocity trains was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 30.


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