Indian Railways To Link All Its Locomotives Via ISRO Satellites By December 2018

Indian Railways To Link All Its Locomotives Via ISRO Satellites By December 2018

Want create site? With Free visual composer you can do it easy.

Date of Post: 04 Jan, 2018

New Delhi: Railways has set a target of December 2018 to link all its locomotives via ISRO satellites, making it easy to track trains & communicate with their crew in real time, officials said. Senior railway officials said, by the year-end, all 10,800 locos of the railways will have antennas fixed on them and they will be monitored inside the drivers cabin.

More Information:

  • A senior railway board member said,”We have already tried it on 10 locos and by December 2018 we will have this system installed in all our locos.”
  • The Indian Railways is also working with the ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) to use its satellite-based system to check accidents at unmanned railway crossings & track train movements.
  • Working on a pilot project with ISRO, the railways has installed space agency-developed integrated circuit (IC) chips on some train engines.
  • The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (or NaVIC) will be used to warn road users of approaching trains through hooters installed at unmanned road crossings.

    Image Credit: Nikhil B – Wikimedia Commons

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar