Indian Railways to acquire EoTT Equipments to run Trains without Guards

Posted on:10 May 2017 16:27:24
Indian Railways to acquire EoTT Equipments to run Trains without Guards
10 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • The Indian Railways has planned to acquire the End of Train Telemetry (EoTT) equipment to run nearly 1,000 trains without guards.

  • The EoTT system is designed in such a way that it will perform the guard’s job.

  • EoTT system comprises two units, namely, ‘cab display unit’ (CDU) which is fitted on the locomotive and ‘sense and brake unit’ (SBU) and both will be connected to radio transmitter send signals at regular intervals to the last coach to ensure that the train is running intact.

  • The EoTT device will cost approximately Rs 10 lakh.


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