ACS2000 receives RDSO approval for MRVC in India

Mumbai: On 16/02/2012, the Research Design & Standard Organisation (RDSO) of the Indian Railway issued approval for the Frauscher axle counting system ACS2000 for MRVC project. The approval process is based on the “Cross Acceptance” principle according to the regulations of the RDSO of the Indian Railway and lasts around a year. At the start of May, Akilesh Yadav, Director/Signal Research of RDSO, and Sanjay Kumar Singh, Chief Signal Telecom Engineer of Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd (MVRC), visited the company headquarters in St. Marienkirchen and approved initial simulation tests and material inspections.

In the context of the project for MRVC, Frauscher is equipping around 1,400 track sections with the ACS2000 axle counting system and RSR180 wheel sensors on the Central Railway and Western Railway in Mumbai. This approval is a vital basis for the cooperation with the Indian Railway.