Detection and identification of object on tram track

I&T Wish Detection and identification of object on tram track
(REF : W-0161)
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 Trial Duration 12 months


(Post date on 24 May 2019. Propose I&T Solution to 7 Jun 2019.)
Contact Information
I&T Wish Proposer:Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD)
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.
Publish Date 2019-05-24
Closing Date 2019-06-21