New Delhi: The 762 km long Ghaziabad-Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya section has become fully automated and is the longest automated block signal section of the Indian Railways due to the recent introduction of automatic block signals on the Sat Narayani-Rundi-Faisullapur station section of Prayagraj Division.
Automated block signal system is a cost-effective solution to increase the capacity of Indian Railways to run more trains on existing high-traffic routes. Indian Railways is rapidly implementing this system. Automatic block signal has been introduced on 268 km routes by 2022-23. About 3706 km of routes have got this facility till December 31 last. Implementation of automatic signaling system will improve capacity and lead to service of more trains.
An electronic interlocking system is in operation to take full advantage of digital technologies to improve safety and operation of trains. Electronic interlocking system has been introduced in 347 railway stations by 2022-23. This facility has been provided to 2888 stations till December 31.
762 KM long Ghaziabad-Pt. The दीन डायल उपाध्यायाय section has become fully automated and along with this it has also become the longest automatic block signaling section of Indian Railways. pic.twitter.com/CwkA9bIVxI
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) January 3, 2023