Passenger Information System
This proposal is aimed to integrate all local buses plying in the major cities with passenger information system as per specification no. A15502 Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India. The system integrates all local buses plying in the city with central control station, Bus stand and Bus terminals.
Overview of the GTI INFOTEL Solution
The block diagram of the solution is as below:
While the bus is going on a route, the tracking device sends the location information to the controller at regular information. Based on the route selected, whenever the bus is close to the bus stop location, the controller alerts the driver of the next bus stop. It also announces the next bus stop on internal speakers. At the bus stop, the driver initiate the announcement of destination and major stops on external speakers for convenience of the passengers standing at the Bus stop. Similarly, the requisite messages are sent to the various display boards at appropriate times. This is controlled by the driver. The System also controls the LED at the Bus Stand that displays the Estimated Time of Arrival of the next bus. This information to sent to it from the Bus via GPRS.
The above system operates automatically or can be manually driven as defined above. The complete solution comprises of following components.
- Integrated Controller/DCU in the Bus
- On-board Display Boards (LED)
- External display Panels (LED) at the Bus Stop & Bus Stand
- Voice announcement System (Speakers)
- Vehicle Tracking Device (GPS/GPRS Based AVL)
- Camera System (mobile CCTV)
- Electronic Ticketing Machines (ETM)
- Central Control Room for Back office, reports & control