Automatic train protection system 'Kavach'
New Delhi, Jun 3 (PTI) The train accident in Odisha's Balasore, which killed at least 261 people and injured nearly 1,000, has brought the railways' automatic train protection system "Kavach" into focus.
The railways has said that "Kavach" was not available on the route where the accident occurred on Friday evening.
What is Kavach Indian Railways has developed its own automatic train protection system called "Kavach" for enhancing safety of running trains. Kavach has been developed indigenously by the Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) in association with three Indian vendors.