Indian Railways to launch passenger safety innovations – Contactless ticketing, CCTV monitors on trains very soon!

Indian Railways

Indian Railways is working tirelessly in improving train ticket booking and train journeys for its passengers. In its new development and innovations, they have aimed 20 new Railway Technical Developments & Innovations for the safety and hygiene of all train passengers. Here are a few innovations that will ensure passenger comfort and a better future in rail travel:

  1. Natural water coolers 

These amazing water cooler systems will run on zero electric consumption with a life span of almost 10 years. This incredible water system will work on the principle of heat transfer.

2. A Bell System 

Also known as the – Alert Bell! This platform bell will alert all passengers to take place on their seats as the train will be departing in another 2 minutes.

3. CCTV Monitoring 

Even though the CCTV surveillance systems were installed, they were not being monitored. Now with the new advance innovation, the CCTV footage in all coaches will be monitored in real-time with each journey. This will bring 100%  safety to the passengers!

4. Contact-less Ticketing 

Due to the CoronaVirus pandemic and keeping in mind the passenger’s health safety, Indian Railways will be installing an intelligent system through which unreserved tickets can be issued through mobile apps and Bluetooth printers. These UTS devices will also work on lithium-ion batteries and SIM cards for better functioning.

5. Vehicular System 

An ultrasonic flaw detector for rails. Till now, this was being done manually. The vehicular system will help the authorities to monitor the speed and temperature of tracks.

The Railway Board has announced the implementations of the curated innovations in all zones over the next three months. The interesting developments by the Railways guarantee passenger comfort and complete health safety!

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