NGet (New Generation E-Ticketing) System of Indian Railways is Capabale of Booking 7200 Tickets Per Minutes





NGet (New Generation E-Ticketing) System of Indian Railways is Capabale of Booking 7200 Tickets Per Minutes


A new ticketing system called NGeT (New Generation E-Ticketing), at a total cost of Rs.180 crores for five years has been launched by India Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a public sector undertaking of the Ministry of Railways. With the new system, the problem has lessened to a great extent. This new system has capacity to book 7200 tickets per minute as against the old capacity of 2000 tickets per minute. It supports 1,20,000 concurrent users at any point of time. This system has been designed for faster booking of online rail reserved ticket all over Indian Railways.

The total amount generated by IRCTC through online ticket sales during the last three years, including current year (upto October 2014), is Rs.49310.38 crores. To increase the revenue, state of the art infrastructure and software has been provided to increase the capacity of e-ticketing system. Efforts are also on to increase the reach to rural areas through Common Service Centres

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
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Railways Carry Successul Pilot Project for Tagging of Wagons

Indian Railways proposes to use Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology to keep a tab on wagon whereabouts. A pilot project was successfully carried out on three locations of East Coast Railway with 500 wagons on Talcher-Paradeep-Vishakapatnam circuit. The system enables tagging of railway wagons and identifying them automatically by using trackside readers and hand held units. Further expansion of the project has been sanctioned.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
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1381 Fog Safe Devices are Under Trial on Indian Railways

Technological options are being pursued by Indian Railways for prevention of accidents during conditions of poor visibility by installing notably Fog Safe Device, which is a Global Positioning System (GPS) based device installed to assist the Loco Pilot during poor visibility condition. Currently, a total of 1381 Fog Safe Devices are under trial on Northern, North Eastern and North Western Railways in fog prone areas. In addition, Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) are also under various stages of trial.

Guidelines are already in place instructing Zonal Railways to take action during foggy season to deal with train operations as under:-

i) To provide safeguard in train operation in Automatic Block System during foggy weather by restricting the number of trains to two between two stations.

ii) Reduce the speed of train.

iii) Deputing additional staff to alert the Loco Pilot through placement of detonators before the First Stop signal.

iv) Improving the visibility of signals.

v) Loco Pilot to take precautions, be vigilant and alert and to observe Special Rules and instructions regarding speed limits under foggy conditions.

Indian Railways have decided to cancel 27 pairs of train services between 31.12.2014 and 15.2.2015 to ensure smooth operation of trains and safety of passengers during foggy condition.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
NGet (New Generation E-Ticketing) System of Indian Railways is Capabale of Booking 7200 Tickets Per Minutes NGet (New Generation E-Ticketing) System of Indian Railways is Capabale of Booking 7200 Tickets Per Minutes Reviewed by Ajit Kumar on 6:00 PM Rating: 5

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