CREW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
CRIS & FOIS
OBJECTIVES & SCOPE
Maintain inventory of all Crews including position of home crew at out
Scheduling and assignment of Crew to trains
Monitoring road learning, training,RC,etc
Scheduling periodic rest
Modernization of Calls process
Crew productivity(hrs worked, km earned)
To link all activity points
A tool for saving OT, Km all.
cover- lobby, CCC, dvn office , control office ,Zonal Rly.
Cover functions of all actors at above places.
Booking of Crew on links.
Booking of Crew for shunting duty
Driver monitoring by LI
Grading of Crew by LI
Employees self service
Essential information available on rail net
Biometric and touch screen based Sign on/off
SMS for call on
Browser based application
Using FOIS network/COA
Server level messaging service with FOIS/COA/COIS
-Updating train arrival/departure times at Crew booking
- updating Crew particulars in FOIS
Working offline for Short duration in case of
network disconnection, working and updating with
central server later on connection.
LINUX OS, Oracle or DB2 for data base
Expandable up to 2500/3500 nodes
Driver knowledge evaluation quiz.
Real time data entry
IVRS & BA ? Not confirmed.
Calculation of benefit have not yet been done.
• Detailed estimate of Rs 38.16 crores
sanction by Railway Board. This includes
2.75 crores for establishment etc. of FOIS
• 302 locations of integrated lobbies to be
• System development for freight, coaching,
shunting & EMU services by the end of
• June 2006 central server deployment &
implementation on one division with
biometrics,SMS & railnet connectivity.
• July 06 functional testing of the application
• March 2007 at all the locations.
• Integration of lobbies
• Lack of infrastructure & manpower
• Wide variation in practices posing probs in
customisation of appl
• Incorporation of features already available
on cms running on rlys
PRESENTAION ON CREW
MANAGEMNT BEING DEVELOPED
Status on date: Manual /auto
Problem areas of manual and attempt of tackling
these problem areas by exiting.
What we are going to achieve with new system?
Why cant we achieve that through the existing auto
system by up gradation/integration thereof.
Objective and scope and features (whether this
includes all such features of existing ones. If not what
Issues in development of application and
implementation in the field target time.
Existing vs New system
•Features, scope , objectives simplification of booking process
•Modernization of call process
•Variation in practices (customization vs universalization).
•Integration of existing with new
•Status on date vs future
•Upgradation vs new?
•Browser based vs client server based
Development of applications-
•Integration with FOIS/COIS/COA
•Variation in practices
•Train and changes during timelines
•Integration of lobbies. Finalisation of locations
•Ownership(I&C) of lobby
-RH/training facility/sparing of staff/gap between
training and implementation/OCC/backup for 6
hrs vs cutoff
•FOIS time 30 max month with 24 min. need 45