Global Technology Conference 2017

The Indian Railways


Themes for conference

Enhanced Safety

  • Rail Fracture Detection System and Residual Stress Measurement of Rail
  • Rail Grinding System
  • Automated System of NDT of Rail
  • Latest Technology for Track Formation Rehabilitation
  • Fog Vision System
  • Improved AT & FB Welding Techniques
  • Adoption of latest Methodology of Rolling Stock Testing
  • Latest tools and trends in use of Data Analytics for Enhancing Safety
  • IoT for enhancement of Reliability and Safety

Reduced In-service Failures and Automated Health Monitoring & Inspection

  • On Board & Wayside Condition Monitoring of Rolling Stock
  • Track Monitoring System
  • Online monitoring of OHE
  • Bridge Health Monitoring
  • Adopting latest Methods for Bridge Inspection
  • Improvement in Reliability of Signalling System
  • Permanent Magnet Traction Motor
  • SiC base Traction Convertors

Capacity Enhancement & Congestion Reduction

  • Continuous Automatic Train Control with Moving Block Technology
  • Use of Tilting Trains and Modern Coaches
  • Centralized Traffic Control
  • Guidance for Optimized Loco Driving
  • DPWCS-For Interoperability, Operational flexibility and Push-Pull operation of trains
  • Latest Design Wagons (Light Weight -low pay to tare ratio by use of modern materials)

Enhanced Customer Service

  • Wi-fi on Trains, including Infotainment
  • Latest technology for improving Housekeeping on Trains and Stations
  • Latest technology for Passenger Guidance at Stations and Trains
  • Latest technology for enhancing Security on Trains and at Stations
  • Latest technology for Tracking of Parcels