Railways adopts automated rainfall monitoring system for bullet train

New Delhi, June 14, 2024.

An automated rainfall monitoring system has been adopted to ensure the safe operations of bullet train service, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Friday.

“To ensure the safe operations of #BulletTrain services, an automated Rainfall Monitoring System has been adopted. This system will provide real-time data on the rainfall using rain gauges, equipped with advanced instrumentation system,” Vaishnaw posted on X.

According to the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), which is constructing the bullet train project corridor, a track maintenance centre will monitor the data generated by a rain gauge installed near the track.