End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) Device in Trains
The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) is an infrastructure provider. End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) device is an alternative of running trains without guard on an exclusive freight corridor.
(b): Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) has been envisaged to be free from level crossings gates, to help enhance the operational efficiency and safety standards. However elimination of level crossings is feasible only in a phased manner.
(c): The commissioning of Western & Eastern DFCs (excluding few sections) is targeted in phases by 2019/2020. The End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) device does not require services of guards on DFC network.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 24.03.2017 (Friday).