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Leveraging state-of-the-art technology to improve the efficiency of India’s rail network

16 April 2020 | By ,

After the United States, China and Russia, India has the fourth largest rail network in the world, which is now struggling to cope with rising passenger and freight demands. As Manoj Krishna Akhouri and Amit Kumar Jain from India’s Ministry of Railways’ Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) explain, state-of-the-art technology…


Assessing a communication based mainline train control system

11 January 2018 | By

Throughout the last two centuries train control has transformed, taking many forms. The current pressing requirements for our rail systems, however, are to augment existing infrastructure and reduce headways. To this end efforts are being made worldwide to introduce new technologies, replace assets and systems to enhance reliability, accessibility, maintainability…