Indian Railways bets on big signalling upgrade! Aiming to provide safer and faster train travel to its passengers, Indian Railways has taken the big step towards signalling upgradation. The national transporter has signed an MoU with RailTel Enterprises Limited (REL) for the work of modernization of signalling system.
The REL is an entirely owned subsidiary firm of RailTel Corporation of India Limited. The modernization of signalling system will include Automatic Train Protection System along with Long Term Evolution (LTE) based Mobile Train Radio Communication System (MTRC) together with the provision of Electronic Interlocking (indoor) wherever required. The project will be implemented on four sections across the Indian Railways’ network.
According to a press release issued by RailTel, the project of Modern Train control system will be implemented on 165 rail kilometres on South Central Railway’s Renigunta–Yerraguntla section. Read more
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