South Western Railway on Tuesday tweeted a picture of a train with a big yellow ‘X’ of the Indian Railways, shortly after Twitter unveiled its new logo ‘X’ as part of a wider rebranding.
Tweeting the picture, South Western Railway said, “The ‘X’ factor of #IndianRailways. Do you know what the X symbol on the coach means?
The last coach of every train is always marked with an ‘X’ to indicate that the train has passed a station. This way the railway officials know that no coaches have been abandoned.
The post received more than 1000 likes and was retweeted nearly 100 times.
The Ministry of Railways explains the meaning of the X in the last coach of the train
Ministry of Railways in March this year A tweet was shared with a picture of a yellow ‘X’ on a train People were asked if they knew what the ‘X Factor’ meant.
The ministry tweeted, “Did you know? The letter ‘X’ on the last coach of the train indicates that the train has passed without leaving any coaches behind.
They also captioned the image, “The letter X indicates that it is the last coach of the train. Railway officials received confirmation that the train had passed completely without leaving behind any coaches.
How did netizens react to Twitter’s logo change?
Elon Musk-owned Twitter unveiled its new logo ‘X’ on Monday. Logo – A white ‘X’ on a black background seen on the network’s site and accounts, Evoking mixed reactions and an ocean of memes From netizens.
Many accounts have shared a viral graphic designed to represent an animated version of a blue bird looking distressed after being ‘shot’. “I’m fired,” read the image containing the bird. By sharing the viral image, users bid a final farewell to the bird.
Some users disapproved of the new logo and suggested they prefer the bird symbol. Along with the rebrand, some said the platform should also focus on other areas that need improvement, including enhancing the user experience for non-verified audiences.