Komoline’s Railway Weather Station monitors weather conditions that affect operations on the railway network. A wide range of parameters including temperature; wind speed, direction and gust; and precipitation are monitored by the state-of-the-art automatic system. It is used for local, general and location-specific weather forecasts.
Railway services are affected when it rains excessively and causes flooding, mudslides, etc. Services are also hit when heavy winds lead to power failure or reduction in train speeds. The weather station helps railway authorities to improve efficiency by continuously monitoring whether pre-set thresholds for any parameters such as rain, are exceeded. They can then divert trains, or take preventive measures to avoid loss and safeguard commuters. Users include:
Some key features of the Railway Weather Station are:
- Can be installed at remote locations
- Functions efficiently in extreme weather conditions
- Requires very little maintenance
- Consumes less power and has a solar back-up
- Portable; easy to install & use