Detection and identification of object on tram track

Title of I&T Wish Detection and identification of object on tram track
(REF : W-0161)
Project Summary and Challenges This project aims to prevent tram derailment accident after tram wheels hitting a foreign object on tram track. The system needs to work in real time when the tram is moving at 12 m/s maximum in daytime, nighttime and bad weather.
Expected Outcome To detect and identify foreign object on tram track in front of a tram in real time during tram operation.
Expected Project Duration 12 months


(Post date on 24 May 2019. Propose I&T Solution to 7 Jun 2019.)
Contact Information

Contact Person: Mr. CHOW Ka Kin

Position: Engineer

Tel: 28083716

Email: chowkk@emsd.gov.hk

Project Deliverables The system works in real time to identify if the object in front of a tram is a potential hazard to tram operation, then give out an alarm to the tram driver to stop the tram immediately.