Tag: Loco Pilots

Know why trains have sandboxes close to wheels
Know why trains have sandboxes close to wheels

When the loco pilot applies breaks to stop the train, fine particles of sand from the sandbox sprayed on to the rails. It improves braking system and prevents the wheel from slipping. Thus, a train stops at a short distance.

  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
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Indian Railways set to revise flexi-fare scheme for rail passengers

New Delhi: In what could bring relief for lakhs of railway passengers, who, in some sectors pay as much as airfares for the premium trains, the Indian railways is all set to come up with a revised flexi-fare scheme next month. Official sources claimed that the ministry is planning to suspend the scheme temporarily as […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Will Indian Railway Employees Get Shorter Duty Hours?

The fear of losing job has gripped railway employees so much so that they are now afraid even a minor lapse during duty hours can cost them their jobs. The fact is true to much extent as the Loco pilots are now gripped with “panic” as they fear being sacked for even minor lapses despite […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021