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Panel Discussion Reinventing Public Transport

The panel discussion on ‘Reinventing Public Transport’ at Smart Mobility 2018 in Mumbai focussed on buses and its potential to cater as a main mode of transport to work as first & last mile connectivity for major mass transport infrastructure like railways & metros. The panellists were Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, Centre for Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT ...

Drone Cameras for Railways

West Central Railways with headquarters in Jabalpur has become the first Zonal Railway to procure Drone cameras (UAV/NETRA) to be used for various railway activities especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure. Drone cameras shall be deployed to undertake monitoring activities of relief and rescue operation, project monitoring, progress of important works, conditions of track and ...

INTERVIEW: “Infrastructure sectors, especially transportation, water resources and urban development hold great promise for us”

What are the special features of your Multi-Criteria Spatial Optimization technology? Site & route selection problems are ubiquitous. Examples include • Where to locate ATMs, mobile towers, stores, security cameras, windmills? • What is the most optimal route for a railway line between towns A and B? • How to route & schedule a fleet of buses for company employee ...

E Sreedharan to be part of Railways expert team

The Central Government has decided to induct into the Railway Board E Sreedharan, former Managing Director, Delhi Metro and Principal Advisor, Kochi Metro Rail & Chief Advisor, proposed Lucknow Metro. Sreedharan will assist the Railways in its quest to become accident-free and increase the speed of trains.

Railways to set up own nuclear plants

Faced with a rising demand of energy for its operations, Indian Railways is planning to set up captive nuclear plants. The states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are being considered at present as likely locations for the plants. The Railways has initiated discussions with the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC) for the purpose. The Railways operates trains on a ...

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