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What does yellow and white line or stripes indicates on the train coaches?  
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Oct 16 (10:44)
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What does yellow and white line or stripes indicates on the train coaches?

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VijaySai123^~   Added by: VijaySai123^~  Oct 16 (10:44)
To illustrate lots of things in the Indian Railways, a special type of symbols is used like symbol at the side of the track, symbols at platform etc. The need for all these types of symbols is felt to make people understand about the indications of the train, its rules and regulations. Keeping all this in mind, a special type of symbols is used in the coaches of the train.

On the blue ICF coach, the lines or stripes of yellow or white colour are placed on top of the window at
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the end of the coach, which is actually used to separate the coach from another coach. These lines indicate the unreserved coach of the second class. When a train arrives at the station, there are many people who are confused about the General Bogie, but by looking these yellow stripes, people can easily understand that this is the General Coach. Similarly, the yellow stripes on blue / red are used for the handicapped and sick people. Similarly, green stripes on the grey indicate that the coach is for women only. These colour patterns are included only for the new Auto Door Closing EMU in Mumbai, Western Railway.
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