Question

A paragraph has been provided. From the options given below, choose the sentence that continues the paragraph in the most appropriate way.

The Indian Railways will float global tenders worth over ₹100 crore for acquiring sophisticated equipment to run 1,000 trains without guards. The End of Train Telemetry (EoTT) equipment is used to establish communication between the locomotive driver and the last wagon of the train to ensure that the train is running with all coaches/wagons as a complete unit. The equipment is designed to do the guard’s job by giving indication to the loco driver in case of parting of coaches or wagons from the rear side of the train. Each set of EoTT device is estimated to cost approximately ₹10 lakh. EoTT system comprises two units — one unit called cab display unit (CDU) fitted on the locomotive and the other is sense and brake unit (SBU) fitted on the last coach or wagon of the train.

A In case of a train parting, the system is designed to indicate to the driver the parting of the train and to apply brakes to the rear unit, thus averting collision of the rear portion with the front portion of the train. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B The transmitter and the last vehicle receive exchange signals at regular intervals to ensure that the train is running intact. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C All goods trains on the proposed dedicated freight corridors will run with EoTT system. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Both the units are fitted with radio transmitter which communicate with each other. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E The official said the EoTT equipment is used to establish communication between locomotive driver and the last vehicle of the train to see that the train is running with all coaches/wagons as a complete train. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

The correct answer is D

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