Transforming railways via information & communication technology (ICT)
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