Thursday, October 20, 2011

What is RTIS ?

The Real Time Train Information System (RTIS) project, is a GPS-based SIMRAN technology. ( This  pilot project  is introduced by railway minister Dinesh Trivedi on OCT 19th 2011 in 12 RAJDHANI & VIP trains). By this service   passengers  can access train running information real-time on their laptops and mobile phones soon with railways unveiling a project that will provide passengers with latest information about train movement and other details. Passengers need to visit to access information about train movement. They can also get train information through SMS by sending the train number to the mobile number 09415139139.
         This project was approved in Railway Budget 2011 at a cost of Rs 110 crore & the project is likely to be completed by December 2012. RTIS project has been jointly developed by IIT-Kanpur and RDSO ( Research Design and Standards Organization).

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