Plan Bee: Check out how railways is saving elephants from train accidents

The brutal killing of a pregnant elephant in Kerala has triggered massive outrage in the country.

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Amidst all this,  Northeast Frontier Railway has come up with an interesting solution to save elephants from train accidents.

 

To keep elephants at a distance from railway tracks, Indian railways launched ‘Plan Bee.’

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How does it work: As elephants are afraid of bees, a device worth Rs.2000 has been installed near the railway tracks in Guwahati, Assam which emits the ‘buzzing’ sound of swarming honey bees. Elephants can hear this sound from a distance of 600 metres.

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