NCRTC to develop indigenous platform screen doors

MoU signed between National Capital RegionTransport Corporation (NCRTC) and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) forindigenous development of Platform Screen Doors (PSDs).


Taking a stepforward towards realising Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of an ‘AtmanirbharBharat’, NCRTC signed a MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), aGovernment of India Enterprise under Ministry of Defence, for indigenousdevelopment of PSDs. The MoU was signed by Shri Navneet Kaushik,Director/Systems, NCRTC and Shri Manoj Kumar, Executive Director (NationalMarketing), BEL. NCRTC and BEL will indigenously develop PSD system for theupcoming MRTS/RRTS/ high-speed rail projects of India as well as abroad.

The PSDs act asa safety barrier between the passengers on the platform and the train/track.Besides helping in better crowd management at the stations, PSDs also preventany untoward incidents like jumping or falling on the track.

Till now, the PSDsused in India have been imported. There exists a huge demand for affordablePSDs in upcoming BRTS/Metro/RRTS and high-speed rail projects in India. Existingmetro systems are also realising the need to install PSDs for ensuing passengersafety. NCRTC and BEL in collaboration will design and develop PSDs fordifferent rail-based systems in India and abroad.

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