Automatic Lighting System Saves Energy at Railway Stations

Automatic lighting systems at railway stations
  • Automatic lighting systems at a few stations under Delhi division of northern railways help conservation of power.
  • In platforms with sensors, once the train leaves the stations 70 % of lights automatically switch off.
  • This means slashing of power consumption by 50 % in each platform
  • New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi Cantonment, Sabzi Mandi railway stations, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Meerut City stations have the system
  • Per system cost comes to Rs.90,000- Rs.95,000 per platform, as per railway officials

Exams Perspective:

  1. Smart Systems
  2. Railway Modernisation