Real Time Onboard Information System In Railways
This paper describes challenges of urban transportation and one of the cost effective approach to intelligently
manage the transportation and communication in Railways. The main objective is to find a solution of the problems faced by
the passengers while travelling. It comprises of the GPS based system which helps in tracking the location of the train and
displays the information on the display screen mounted in the bogies. The unit mounted in the train sends the data using
GSM/GPRS module to the Central monitoring system. Due to this system, the Central Monitoring department can control
the Railway transportation intelligently which would be helpful for the passengers.
Keywords- GPS, GSM/GPRS, Central monitoring and control, Display Unit, Onboard Information System, etc.