Locomotive pilots and assistants will be trained in 3D simulators , says Indian Railway

Locomotive pilots and assistants will be trained in 3D simulators , says Indian Railway

Locomotive pilots will undergo advanced training on digital crew simulation system with 3D technology in order to improve their alertness, and safety in train operations. Train crew, locomotive pilots and assistant locomotive pilots, are key frontline staff of Indian Railways (IR) and play a crucial role in train operations and safety. Modernizing training facilities and skill development of crew is a major focus area of railways.

“We are planning to modernize crew training infrastructure across its network by extensively using computer modeling, simulation, digital and 3D technologies and interactive knowledge based training and assessment tools,” said a senior Railway Ministry official. The initiative is expected to improve productivity of crew, and reliability and safety in train operations, he said. Over 12,000 electric and diesel locomotives daily run on the 66,000 km route across the country. There are about 86,000 train drivers in the Railways. Read More…

 

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