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Tunnel project in India

India’s tunnel sector has continued its growth momentum in the past few years. The growth of this sector has been driven by the robust pipeline of projects in the urban rail, railway, roads & highways and hydropower projects. The scope of tunnel projects is also expanding as a result of growing urbanisation and the rising demand for better infrastructure. TrafficInfraTech ...

India’s first world-class Railway Station

Habibganj in Madhya Pradesh will redefine the concept of a railway station in India, becoming India’s first railway station to be redeveloped as a public-private partnership project. It is set to become a swanky commercial hub with shops, offices and hotels. Have you ever seen a railway station in India that has a hotel at its premises, ultramodern commercial shops, ...

Simplifying Transportation in India

India has a massive road network and is arguably the nation with the largest road network in the world. At 1.70 km of roads per square kilometer of land, the quantitative density of India’s road network is higher than that of Japan and the United States and far higher than that of China, Brazil or Russia. Rapid vehicular growth partnered ...

Axle-count System

RoadPod VT from Metrocount is the latest model that can record up to four million axle hits, continuously for five years, before requiring a battery change or data download. Very easy to install and remove, pneumatic tubes are the most effective and economical way to collect short term traffic data. The RoadPod VT system, in particular, is also known for ...

Connected Transportation

Bosch Group, India, showcased its connected products and solutions at the Beyond Mobility 2.0, a biennial  event in November 2018. Bosch provides connected solutions for the nation’s security systems. The country’s population of more than 1.3 billion people is constantly on the move, metro stations and airports are crowded and require smart security solutions with big data analysis to increase ...

Cameras on Cabs

The Gurugram traffic police is planning to install cameras on top of cabs and police vans to record violations and send challans, real time. The move was aimed at reducing dependency on constables to track violations and bring down chances of corruption. This will also reduce face-offs between violators and cops on the road. As part of a mechanism to ...

Thermal Cameras

ThermiCam from FLIR Systems Inc is an integrated, unibody design thermal camera and detector with embedded analytics for vehicle and pedestrian detection for smart intersection control applications. It does not need light to operate but provides reliable presence detection in the darkest of nights, over a long range and in the most difficult weather conditions. It offers unsurpassed detection performance ...

Unlocking Delhi

A fast, reliable and safe mobility system like RRTS will act as the backbone of urban and regional transportation in NCR reducing congestion and pollution significantly writes Sudhir Kumar Sharma, CPRO, NCRTC The National Capital, Delhi is the nerve center of National Capital Region, one of the fastest growing city in the world both in terms of population and economy. ...

Making construction work zones safer

Road construction and maintenance work is hazardous for both the site workers and the road user. Engineering, Education and Enforcement are the three pillars to ensure a safer construction work zone says Amandeep Singh Business Head, South Asia and East Africa, Avery Dennison Reflective Solutions. According to statistics, 4.64 lakh road accidents took place in 2017 of which 1.3 lakh ...

Emerging Tolling Technology and implementation Challenges

Neeraj Sanghi: Highway Concessions One is operating seven projects, of which five are tolling projects and rest are annuities. In the last two years, share of ETC on our roads as a part of our revenue has increased significantly. The benefits of ETC are multi-fold as it reduces waiting time, improves the operational efficiency and saves fuel. FASTag, a scheme ...