New Delhi: The railways have come to a decision of trying to acquire an advanced technology system for rail fracture detection and track monitoring to enhance safety because of the frequent derailments.
The research wing of the railways, the Research and Development Standards Organisation (RDSO), aims at augmenting the pace of latest technological adaptations and will hold a two-day global technology conference from May 3rd.
The Director General of the RDSO, R K Kulshrestha said that enhanced safety, capacity enhancement and congestion reduction and better customer service will be topics at the conference.
In the meet, experts from 17 countries, including the US, China, Japan, Russia and South Africa, will be taking part.
The ingeniously developed train collision avoidance system (TCAS) will be showcased by the RDSO at the conference.
For identification of appropriate cutting edge technologies and systems available worldwide for adaptation there are several experts from rail transportation development and allied technological industries, academia and research fraternity across the world that are slated to deliver presentations and interact with experts of the Indian Railways.
News Source: indiatoday.intoday.in
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