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Wednesday , 17 August 2022

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RFID for transport and Beyond

RFID, in the form of FASTag, has entered the imagination of every single vehicle owner in the country. However, the application of this technology is growing across sectors. TrafficInfraTech explores the role RFID will play in the future. The global RFID market was estimated at USD 10.7 billion in 2021, with a projection of reaching USD 17.4 billion by 2026. ...

RVNL Rishikesh Karanprayag Rail Link Projects, Uttarakhand

One of the challenging rail projects undertaken by Rail Vikas Nigam Limited is Rishikesh Karanprayag Rail Link, which is a 125 km long Rail section from Rishikesh to Karanprayag. It is part of a larger scheme to enhance connectivity for “Char Dham” yatra. The entire section passes through the mountain section of the Himalayas which is known for its complex ...

Tunnels: Leading the Infrastructure growth

Tunnels are growing across India at a rapid pace but planning and execution of these projects is fraught with challenges. An expert panel of different stakeholders raised pressing concerns on the way forward for the industry. Indian road freight rates are one of the lowest in the world and so are the warehousing rates, yet India has a high logistics ...

Opportunities for Private Sector in Logistics

Our logistics cost riddle is ‘why does the cost actually stand at a level of 13 to 14% as compared to 8% internationally’. And the prescription to this has to be a combination of efforts by both the public sector and the private sector, says Sachin Bhanushali, Director & CEO, GatewayRail Freight Limited. Indian road freight rates are one of ...

Logistics: Improving Operational Efficiency

The discussion about logistics, be it cargo or passenger, is heard in every boardroom and stateroom. It is a pressing concern for a developing economy and growing market. Improving operational efficiency for Logistics was discussed by a panel of experts during TrafficInfraTech Expo 2021, with Infrastructure, Multi-modal parks and Technology being the main focus. Within the Indian growth story, there ...

RITM3 – Effective solution for Sustainable Traffic Management

RITM3 (Russian word in ITS), developed by SIMETRA, is created as part of the Intelligent Transport System responsible for the upper-level control of the transport complex. Consisting of several modules, each devoted to a special set of tasks, RITM3 allows achieving great flexibility and a comprehensive approach for successful solving of any transport engineering tasks. From concept to reality The ...

C- V2X Technology for Intelligent Transport System – Challenges and Way ahead

Connected cars provide a feeling of safety to the users. With the proliferation of sensors in the vehicle, data may be useful for the vehicle manufacturer, user, owner and the Government as per their requirement and rights. Further extending connectivity on the roads for managing traffic, surveillance cameras, safety for the pedestrian may create a smart infrastructure for the automotive ...

Future of ITS Implementation

An intelligent transport system (ITS) involves data collection, analyses and application of the results to develop a robust traffic management system. Along with other segments in the mobility space, ITS as a vital segment is also slowly coming back to normalcy after COVID-related disruptions. TrafficInfraTech’s Geethanjali Monto spoke to a few ITS sector leaders and academicians to gain insight into ...

Underground metro constructions: need for rigorous soil investigations

Geological & and geotechnical testing is important to understand subsurface layers and prevent any failures in tunnel construction. Prof. Dr P. Anbazhagan, Associate Professor in the Civil Engineering Department of Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and Geethanjali Monto elaborate. The history of underground tunnelling may date back to ancient civilizations, with prehistoric people attempting to enlarge their caves. The Britannica ...

TUNNELING PROJECTS: Mitigating Delays

Focus Tunneling

The growth in volume of goods being transported as well as the steady increase in demand for business and leisure travel require the timely development of transportation infrastructure. With the availability of free space in cities becoming rare and the remoteness of certain areas to be connected, such as the Himalayas, tunnels play a crucial role in allowing the transportation ...