Thursday, June 13

Pakistan Railways go digital enhancing safety and efficiency

Pakistan Railways go digital enhancing safety and efficiency

Pakistan Railways go digital enhancing safety and efficiency

The caretaker Federal Minister for Railways, Communication & Maritime Affairs, Shahid Ashraf Tarar inaugurated IoT based Fuel Monitoring System in Pakistan Railways at Margalla Station Islamabad. Ministry of Railways has decided to equip the locomotives with latest gadgets to conduct online monitoring to enhance financial and operational efficiency with specially focus on safety measures. The IT based online system will approximately *save 15% of the fuel budget* with operational efficiency and targeted maintenance. It will save financial resources of railways and would reduce wastage & pilferage. A dashboard is being developed where all related information will be available on a single click.

The system will enable Railways to check real time fuel consumption and refueling, average speed, idle time, real time location tracking, & maintenance requirement. Importantly, behavior of the driver can be analyzed as well. The dash board will show a red pop up for an abnormal increase / decrease in fuel consumption pattern. The system will generate automatic detailed analysis of the data for better and timely decision making. The special safety features will ensure smooth and safe travel of the passengers.

Editor: Raja Kamran