Railway Control and Alert When Train Is on Wrong Track and Derail Due to Obstruction

  • Aaradhya Agarwal
  • Sumit Bhardwaj
  • Punit GuptaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 141)


Derail being the second biggest problem in our country, India thus prepares crash and mischance is one of the significant concerns. We must prepare beforehand for the mishappenings due to human errors or mechanical errors in trains, in tracks, or in the signal frameworks. Major and expensive accident happens because of head-on crash of trains running on a similar track toward each other and if the train is on the wrong track. More than 85 accidents occurred from 1980 to 2011 in India. In most recent 2 years itself, more than 27 accidents occurred in India. A few plans have been proposed by analysts in the past to distinguish the danger of conceivable impact and to take preventive measures. To dodge this, we require solid preparation and evasion framework which is an urgent need. This project introduces the advancement of a framework to stay away from accident caused due to derail that is due to obstacle either limiting the visibility of the signal which is at pole or obstruction on track and also of the train is on wrong track, which will alert the driver using ultrasonic sensor RFID tag utilizing radio frequency, i.e., RF module. Track checking instrument utilizes code and is controlled by ATmega chip and gives the output of the project.


RF Wireless Motor driver Embedded C Microcontroller Concept Rail architecture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amity School of Engineering and TechnologyAmity UniversityNoidaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer and CommunicationManipal University JaipurJaipurIndia

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