A Wireless Approach with Sensor Network for Real Time Railway Track Surveillance System

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Volume-9 Number-9                          
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Deepak Punetha , Divakar Mani Tripathi , Ashish Kumar


Deepak Punetha , Divakar Mani Tripathi , Ashish Kumar. "A Wireless Approach with Sensor Network for Real Time Railway Track Surveillance System", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V9(9),426-429 March 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group


This paper report discusses the safeness analysis of a railway track. A sensor network has been used to detect the cracks in the railway track. This sensor network incorporates an IR sensor and a photodiode. An Arduino Uno based robot with navigation system and GSM module has been used to make this system automatic. A camera module is also attached with it for capturing image of the faulted track and transmits this image via GPRS service. This system furnishes a cheap, reliable, flexible and intellectual alternative for the existing systems.


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Arduino, Railway Track Surveillance System, Navigation, GSM module, Sensor Network.