The mechanical branch of Central Railways’ Nagpur division has introduced a new state-of-the-art technology called Automated Train Examination System (ATES) for the enhancement of train safety.
The system, developed by Konkan Railway Corporation Limited, eliminates manual examination of trains and measures axle box temperature, wheel disc temperature and records the under-gear of rolling stock of running trains through infrared and other cameras.
ATES also checks every train passing through the track on which it is installed and immediately warns about hot axle and brake binding cases.
In the first phase, this system has been installed in Ajni. “Total two units have been installed in Ajni at two places on the railway track Read More
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