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National-Diary of events Railways ties up with ISRO for train tracking The CRIS as collaborated with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for live tracking to help Railways in trains efficiently. ‘Reimagining Indian Railways: Harnessing the Power of Data Analyst for Integrated Transportation’ here on March 3. ISRO has developed its own regional navigation satellite system called Navigation with Indian Constellation (NaVIC) and Bhuvan, a web-based utility which allows users to explore a set of map-based content being deployed for tracking. Real-time tracking of trains is also useful during accidents, floods and land-slips, when there is a need a pin down the train’s exact location for rendering help. ‘’Until now, 4,000 locomotives have been installed with the technology, The CRIS has now developed a hand-held device that can help reduce queues by providing tickets on platforms to unreserved passengers. CRIS Centre for Railway Information systems Headquartered in New Delhi Set up by the Ministry of Railways in July 1986.