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Driver-less technology on Hyderabad metro rail

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Two loco pilots to run the trains till passengers grow accustomed to its operation

The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) will have two drivers, one in the front cabin for the onward journey and the other in the rear cabin for the return direction. But wait! Is this not supposed to be the first metro rail system in the country to adopt the Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC) technology for all the three corridors?

The metro rail authorities have been talking about the CBTC ever since the project work commenced. Then why should there be any loco pilots at all to run the metro trains? When this was asked to HMR managing director N.V.S. Reddy, he had an interesting answer.

“The L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad (L&TMRH) has deployed the latest technology available for the metro rail system through CBTC and this can enable automatic train control operations, but for now, we will not be using the technology to the fullest,” he explained.

Pray why? Apparently, when the technology was first used in the metro rail system in Europe without any loco pilot on an experimental basis a few years ago, passengers panicked thinking it was a ‘ghost train’ and tried to jump off it!

However, Mr. Reddy said in some of the advanced nations, the CBTC system was being used to the fullest and the metro train services were being run without the loco pilots. “What the loco pilots do in our trains is to keep a close watch on the happenings in the trains and at the stations,” he said. They can also operate the opening and closing of the doors, which are generally done automatically.

The trains would be controlled and monitored from the state-of-the-art Operation Control Centre (OCC) at Uppal depot, also with a back up centre where the giant display panel would indicate the trains’ movement on all the corridors along with their current locations.

In the unlikely event of the CBTC failure, a fallback system has been put in place as a secondary train detection system. While the Automatic Train Operation (ATO) is the normal mode of operation of trains, the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) system continuously monitors the safe train operation and initiates necessary action if a train does not respond as expected, according to L&TMRH officials.

The HMR MD said over a period of time, once the passengers get used to the trains’ operations, they would likely be run without the loco pilots.

Article Source : thehindu.com

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The way Cheap Dedicated Server helps your company to eventually grow

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Every company wants to do better from the current state they are at. Hence companies try to come up with new ideas and strategies so that it helps to expand their business productively. This is why companies are trying their level best to come out with new plans and ensure it works and help them expand. This is the prime reason as to why companies worldwide are accepting dedicated servers as they have witnessed the benefits themselves. In a short period, you will be able to see your business expand.

If you too are thinking about switching to cheap dedicated servers then it sure is a good track to proceed with. It will help to achieve your business goals productively. It is one of the most trusted hosting plans and we will justify our claims with reasons below. Let us help you understand why so many companies are deciding to invest and switch over to such servers in the current day and time.

Security of server is the best

Probably every company is open to some kind of online threat or risk, if not taken care of the right way. But the way one handles it is what helps it stay secure from unplanned or sudden ambush. Especially in the online platform so many companies settled for shared hosting plans, only because the rate is less. But they are oblivious to the kinds of threat such servers flow in with. With a shared server several security breaches could happen, but this can get safe and avoided if you opt for a dedicated server. Also, none of your classified details will ever be shared with your contenders in the market or anywhere.

Great speed always

If there is any sort of delay or technical glitch often, it can end up shaking brands or businesses’ online presence negatively. Hence you need to opt for a server that’s always smooth and available and you can get things done without delay. All of this gets easily fulfilled through a dedicated server ensuring there is no sort if unnecessary delay taking place.

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How WP Reset Plugin Can Help WordPress Developers Improve Their Development Speed?

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WP Reset Plugin

WordPress is the most popular content management system for developing websites and blogs. It provides a multi-user platform with simple interface that anyone can use. Sometimes you could mess up your whole site, while trying out new features, or while customizing the themes.

If things get totally out of hand, you will have to reset your whole website, which means you have to reinstall WordPress altogether. The good news is that with the help of WP Reset, you can reset WordPress websites in the quickest and most convenient ways possible.

WP Reset is a WordPress plugin that allows users to reset their pages completely, without having to reinstall WordPress. The Croatian company Web Factory Ltd that has made this plugin has specifically designed this to help on-developers use WordPress easily.

How does the WP reset plugin work?

This plugin can be installed and activated easily by the steps mentioned below.

  • Step 1: Go to the WP Reset plugin’s page and download it. You can install the plugin by going to wp-admin then plugins and add new.
  • Step 2: In wp-admin, click on tools where you get a WP reset option.
  • Step 3: Click on that option and read all the instructions provided carefully to understand what will be deleted and what will not. Also, remember that you cannot undo the reset.
  • Step 4: You have to type in the action word “reset” and press the Reset WordPress button.

What will happen to the user who is currently logged in?

If your WordPress page has a few different users installed with a few different roles, then when you reset your page, all other users and their identifications get deleted except for an admin account. You will have to again log in and log out of the current user who is logged in.

To find the correct admin ID, you can initially use a single admin ID and give the other users other roles. In this way, you will not forget the ID.

How to use the plugin?

When you click on tools, you will find a new menu option after you have installed the plugin. If you want to reset, then you can clock on it and you will see numerous options to take action. For example, you can check the box for only resetting the theme, or the other plugins, or the content, etc.

When can you use this plugin?

This plugin is helpful if you want to develop your WordPress page and want to try different settings. It is more of a development tool than a plugin. You can revert to any of the changes instead of having to manually reset the whole page every time.

Conclusion

The above-mentioned information shows how this plugin can make your WordPress use easier and quicker.

If you are reluctant about resetting your entire website, you could consider the WP redirect option. It can help in regaining the traffic from your existing web pages or posts, before removing them completely.

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