Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Indian railways launches real time train tracking service: SIMRAN

SIMRAN--Satellite Imaging for Rail Navigation, is a joint project of Indian Railways with IIT Kanpur. A GPS device transmits data to the severs & you can get information regarding Train Speed, Nearest Station , Next Stop &Train status (Late/Before Time/Approaching)  as of now from it. 

For now its launched on a test basis for only these train numbers: 12003, 12004, 12301, 12302, 12305, 12306, 12313, 12314, 12951, 12952, 12953 & 12954

Visit its website: http://simran.in/

And the best thing. It uses an open format, SVG :)

A screenshots of today's schedule

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