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In view of the possibility of fog, the Railways has decided to reduce the speed of trains. The speed limit for trains without fog device is 60 km per hour, while trains equipped with the device have been instructed to run at a speed of 75 km per hour.
Railways has instructed train engines to be equipped with fog devices. Fog safe devices to be provided to loco pilots in all locomotives plying in fog affected areas in North India. Also detonators should be appointed. Its adequate supply should be ensured.
Detonating signals, also known as detonators or fog signals. These are firecrackers that are placed on the tracks and when an engine passes over them, they explode to attract the attention of the driver.