The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) has teamed up with TrackMate Business Solutions to launch the Passenger Assist-Rail Display System at LRT-2
It is nice to see that little by little, the Philippines’s railway systems are getting modernized from cashless payments, more efficient train coaches and now delivering real time information either inside or you are about to hop on next train ride with the launch of the Passenger Assist-Rail Display System (PARDS) project at LRT-2 Cubao Station. The project is set up by the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) and TrackMate Business Solutions.
LRTA Administrator Gen. Reynaldo I. Berroya said that PARDS aims to bring a dynamic passenger information display designed for LRT-2 commuters to get real time news and update while on board of the train. PARDS is a proprietary technology provides by an all Filipino Technology company, the Trackmate Business Solutions at no cost to the government.
PARDS aims to bring a dynamic passenger information display designed for LRT-2 commuters to get real time news and update while on board of the train
Commuters who are about to catch a ride on LRT 2 will surely happy as they can also see the real time train updates (to estimate time of arrival and departure or might-be problems that will arise) as well as determine information on train location, news, public service and emergency announcement, passengers traffic and entertainment.
The Passenger Assist-Rail Display System also made LRT 2 more secured with the addition of GPS and is updated in the cloud then translated into Audio-Video display. In detail, 40 train digital display monitors per trainset will be installed. Passengers get information with the help of downloading a mobile phone application which available for IOS and Android users.
The Passenger Assist-Rail Display System also made LRT 2 more secured with the addition of GPS
Meanwhile, the developer has jumped in multi-year rehabilitation project aimed to enhance the efficiency of the system and offer a better travel experience to LRT-2 commuters.
“We will modernize the ACU to be more environment friendly, energy efficient and compliant with the Clean Air Act,” said Berroya.
However, the new system is complex and will require ample time as it goes through bidding, manufacturing delivery, installation and commission. The LRTA are trying their best to make PARDS available in the near future soon. So far, the news updates will be powered by Philkotse.com. Keep up to date with the latest news, guys.