Advanced Transportation

Railway Undertakings/Production Units/PSUs

  • RDSO(Research, Development , Standards Organization)

Headquartered at Lucknow , it is Research and Development wing of Indian Railways headed by a Director General. It has well equipped laboratories. It designs, advises, directs on technological developments in IR.

  • RRT, Chennai

It consists of a Chairman and 2 members. Its chief function is to look into complaints lodged by commercial bodies and Trade Associations with regard to the freight charges and similar matters concerning Railways.

FOIS enquiries/Reports

  • FOIS will have online information pertaining to basic data. Therefore information will be available from the system in real time in the form of Reports and Enquiries.
  • Reports can be programmed to print at specified time at specific places like the morning operating position. Or they can be programmed to be printed automatically in select yards on the route of the train. 

FOIS Software

  • FOIS is designed in client server technology using middleware and a Relational Data Base Management System (RDBMS).
  • Application servers at the CRIS are networked and linked to a central database for global level transactions.
  • The central database acts as the repository of all current and historical data.
  • The application is interface-ready for web-based services like connectivity to customers and e-payment gateway interface.