As part of the deal, RailTel shall establish secure MPLS-VPN connectivity to the Passenger Reservation Centers (PRS) across the country owned by Center for Railway Information Systems (CRIS)
New Delhi: M/s RailTel Corporation of India Limited – a Public Sector Telecom Enterprise arm of Ministry of Railways has bagged the prestigious Multi-Protocol Label Switching based Virtual Private Network (MPLS-VPN) Order from M/s Centre for Railway Information Systems, New Delhi
The scope of work includes provision of L2 MPLS-VPN Network for connecting approx. 250 Tier-I Passenger Reservation System locations across the country to the CRIS Disaster Recovery Data Centre site at Secunderabad for which the delivery and commissioning schedules are assigned as part of the contract in different phases.
As per Phase-I, RailTel will establish 2 Mbps L2 MPLS based connectivity between all the 60 Tier-I locations falling on the Southern Railway, South Western Railway and South Central Railway jurisdictions to the DR DC at Secunderabad within 60 days.
Under the Phase-II, RailTel will establish 2 Mbps L2 MPLS based connectivity between 73 Tier-I locations falling on Northern Railway, North Western Railway, North Central Railway and North Eastern Railway jurisdictions to the DR DC at Secunderabad within 60 days from the date of commencement of Phase-II project.
In the Phase-III roll out, RailTel shall commission the 2 Mbps L2 MPLS based VPN links at 66 Tier-I sites falling on the Eastern Railway, East Central Railway, East Coast Railway, South Eastern Railway, South East Central Railway and Northeast Frontier Railway to DR DC at Secunderabad within 60 days from the date of commencement of Phase-III.
In the Phase-IV roll out, RailTel shall implement the 2 Mbps L2 MPLS VPN links at 50 Tier-I sites of PRS on the Central Railway, Western Railway and West Central Railway jurisdictions to the DR DC at Secunderabad within 60 days from the date of commencement of Phase-IV.
All the links in 4 phases shall be terminated on the Gigabit/Fast Ethernet ports available in the Tier-I routers from the RailTel STM-1 Equipment.