Trans­form­ing rail­ways via in­for­ma­tion & com­mu­ni­ca­tion tech­nol­ogy (ICT)

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Rahul Rishi, part­ner & leader – ad­vi­sory ser­vices (dig­i­tal gov­ern­ment), EY,

said modern sig­nal­ing is go­ing to trans­form the in­dian rail­ways in the next few years. it is chal­leng­ing to man­age 20,000 trains and look­ing af­ter the sig­nal­ing sys­tem from the safety per­spec­tive.

PK Sik­dar, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor/sig­nal devel­op­ment, In­dian Rail­ways,

said sig­nal­ing sys­tem is the back­bone of rail op­er­a­tions. The rail­ways want to min­imise hu­man in­ter­fer­ence in the sig­nal­ing sys­tem to in­crease the level of safety, as safety is of the ut­most im­por­tance. “As we in­crease the speed, the role of sig­nal­ing be­comes more im­por­tant”, he said.

Pre­sen­ta­tion on dig­i­tal sig­nage for modern trans­porta­tion by

Mani sh Gundi­gara, ver­ti­cal head trans­porta­tion, PSU & gov­ern­ment, LG Elec­tron­ics India Pri­vate Limited,

said that the com­pany is into different ver­ti­cals like trans­porta­tion, cor­po­rate and Bfsi. it also caters to the re­quire­ments of in­door and out­door dis­play spaces. “lg is tar­get­ing passenger in­for­ma­tion sys­tem, out­door dis­plays, train man­age­ment sys­tem, se­cu­rity sur­veil­lance sys­tem, cctv noch cen­ters and auto track­ing sig­nalling sys­tems in the in­dian rail­ways”, he said. lg has re­cently in­tro­duced foot over bridge dis­play sys­tem.

L-R: NK Goyal, CMAI; Nalin Bansal, NPCI; Ka­mal Kashyap, HPE; Dr R Badri Narayan, In­dian Rail­ways; Rahul Rishi, EY; Mukesh Nigam, CRIS; | PK Sik­dar, In­dian Rail­ways; Rupin­der Singh, Cisco; Hi­man­shu Goyal, The Weather Com­pany; and Sunil Ku­mar, IRCTC

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