CCTV cameras below the system use optical fiber cables and the video feed shouldn’t be solely displayed at native Railway Safety Power (RPF) posts but in addition at centralised CCTV management rooms on the divisional and zonal ranges
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Web-based video surveillance programs have been put in at 269 railway stations in 10 zones and these can retailer footage for 30 days, Railway public sector unit RailtTel mentioned on Monday.
RailTel has additionally arrange centralised safety management rooms for the web protocol-based system with funds allotted below the Nirbhaya Fund.
This was executed after a Railway Board order requested the general public sector unit to supply these surveillance programs in any respect A1, A, B, C, D and E class railway stations, coaches of premium trains and suburban electrical a number of unit trains.
“These centralised management rooms will show video feeds from VSS (video surveillance programs) put in by RailTel at stations of respective zones,” the railways mentioned in a press release.
“This undertaking is being executed by utilising the Nirbhaya Fund geared toward offering higher security for ladies. At the moment, 269 stations have been supplied with IP-based VSS by RailTel. Work at 31 extra stations is in progress and will probably be accomplished quickly. RailTel has additionally floated a young for this work at 456 stations,” it mentioned.
CCTV cameras below the system use optical fiber cables and the video feed shouldn’t be solely displayed at native Railway Safety Power (RPF) posts but in addition at centralised CCTV management rooms on the divisional and zonal ranges, the assertion mentioned.
CCTV cameras of stations and video feeds are monitored at three ranges to make sure enhanced security and safety at railway premises, it mentioned.
A community administration system (NMS) has additionally been supplied for monitoring of cameras, servers, UPS and switches, and these will be considered from any internet browser by authorised personnel, the assertion mentioned.
Seventeen stations below the South Central Railway have built-in VSS Management Room and it was inaugurated on Monday.
The opposite zones which have this facility embody East Central Railway, Southern Railway, South Western Railway, Western Railway, West Central Railway, Central Railway, North Jap Railway, North Western Railway, North Central Railway and South-Central Railway.
“We will probably be finishing the work at 756 stations by March 2022. We’re putting in 4 varieties of IP cameras (dome sort, bullet varieties, pan-tilt-zoom sort and Extremely HD-4k) to make sure most protection inside Railway premises. This may give an additional edge to the RPF officers to enhance safety,” mentioned CMD RailTel Puneet Chawla.
The recording of the video feeds from CCTV cameras will probably be saved for 30 days for playback, post-event evaluation and for investigation functions. Essential movies will be saved for longer period, officers mentioned.