Northern Central Railway commissioned ultra modern computer-based signalling system at Khurja Jn

Feb 18, 2016 17:39 IST

North Central Railway in association with the Construction and open line Units of the Railway on 14 February 2016 commissioned an ultra modern computer-based signaling system at the Khurja junction.

With this commissioning, the Khurja Yard, which is a part of the Allahabad Railway Division, will have a 256 possible movements leading to immense flexibility and faster clearance of trains.

Features of the signaling system

• The system will also lead to better reliability, safer shunting operation, better handling of long goods train, enhanced line capacity and fully computerized operation.

• Overall, the newly installed system will improve traffic movement on important Ghaziabad Kanpur Section and lead to an ultra modern centralized traffic centre system.

• This re-signaling work was executed as part of the project of Modernization of Signalling and telecommunication System on Ghaziabad – Kanpur Section costing 440 crore rupees.

• A substantial part of the project was executed through a soft funding by German Development Bank.

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