Another accident has been added to the Vande Bharat train in Gujarat. A 54-year-old woman died after being hit by a train near the railway station in Anand here. According to the Railway Police, the woman has been identified as Beatrice Archibald Peter. They were trying to cross the track near the station. Then he collided with the Vande Bharat train. The incident happened at 4.37 pm on Tuesday. Vande Bharat was going from Gandhinagar station to Mumbai Central. This train does not stop at Anand station.
Police said that Peter was a resident of Ahmedabad in Gujarat and had come to meet her relative in Anand. Railways has ordered an inquiry into the matter.
Significantly, the Vande Bharat Semi High-Speed â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹Train was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 30 September itself. In the last one month itself, this train has been damaged thrice after colliding with cattle.
The front portion of Vande Bharat was damaged after it collided with a herd of buffaloes between Vatva and Maninagar railway stations on October 6. The next day (October 7) a cow collided with a train near Anand. In another incident, a bullock collided with a train near Atul railway station in Gujarat.