High-tech Train Enquiry System to be Launched in Hyderabad - The New Indian Express

High-tech Train Enquiry System to be Launched in Hyderabad

Published: 09th February 2014 03:05 PM

Last Updated: 09th February 2014 03:05 PM

A high-tech train enquiry system for rail commuters will be launched here tomorrow by the South Central Railway (SCR).     

The SCR is introducing HYLITES (Hyderabad Live Train Enquiry System), a GPS/GPRS-based smart phone application which operates on android platform.         

"HYLITES is a GPS/GPRS-based smart phone application on android platform, first-of-its-kind on Indian Railways, developed by South Central Railway on out-sourcing basis," an SCR release said here today.             HYLITES displays real time information on the running of all MMTS (Multi-Modal Transport System) trains and live status of arrival/departure timings (with platform numbers) of express/passenger trains at Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Kacheguda stations.         

The application, which also provides information on a host of other issues useful for rail users of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, will be launched by SCR General Manager P K Srivastava, the release added.

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