As part of the project, Vayamtech and its partner set up an integrated system mainly comprising the following:

  1. A Command and Control Centre (equipped with a Data Centre, and a Video-Wall with 3x3 matrix of 46” LCD Panels for online visual display of movement of buses on the BRTS);   
  2. Ticketing, token/smart card infrastructure at the bus stations;
  3. Passenger Information System consisting of LED Displays at the bus stations to show the Expected Time of Arrival (ETA) of buses;
  4. Passenger Information System consisting of 3 LED Displays coupled with voice announcements in the buses;
  5. Hand Held Terminals for ticket inspection;
  6. On-Board Consoles in the buses equipped with GPS and GPR- SIM for on-line tracking of buses and transferring of GPS data to the control centre;
  7. Automated Fare Collection System (AFCS);
  8. Automatic Vehicle Locating System (AVLS)application software including the Vehicle Scheduling and Dispatching component;
  9. Financial Management System;
  10. Incident Management System.

The control centre, and the bus stations are inter-connected over MPLS-VPN links.

As of March 2014, Vayamtech has implemented ITMS in Ahmedabad on 127 bus stations and 150 buses, on plying on 9 routes covering about 86 km of route-km. 

This prestigious project has earned many national and international awards over the last 3 years. Read More