European-style passenger information system for Indian Railways! A new passenger information system has been installed at the Anakapalle station of the Vijayawada Division of the South Central Railway (SCR) zone, which aims to provide easier access to important information for passengers at the station.
CH Rakesh, Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), SCR zone told Financial Express Online that the new passenger information system comprises both “At a glance display board” and “Coach guidance display board”. The “At a glance display board” gives a clear picture of the status of various train timings at the station and the “Coach guidance display board” provides the coach composition position of the particular trains. According to railway officials, similar display boards are found in European stations.
For this information system at the Anakapalle station, new technology has been adopted with which the estimated arrival of the train at the station is being taken, based upon the real-time location of the trains operating on the network. Read More