IoT holds the promise to alleviate the prevailing limitations of Indian Railways. There are enormous talents in deploying IoT devices on the trains. These devices communicate through the clouds to transmit data among themselves, ship and receive instructions from the control centers, provide data on track status, water table levels and much more. By exploiting the above advantages, in this paper the idea of driverless train using internet of things technology is introduced. The driverless train represents controlling of train by some specific mechanism using the transceiver and the IoT module. In addition to the train section the ticket confirmation section is used along with the finger print module i.e. finger print module is used to verify that the person has been generated the ticket or not. When a person places his finger on the sensor the system will check the data base to verify whether the person has taken the ticket or not. If the person is verified that he has taken the ticket the door gets opened for him.


Internet of things Driverless train Fingerprint module Ticket verification 



We would like to thank the IoT lab, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, for the assistance given during the conduct of the work reported in this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringNSS College of EngineeringPalakkadIndia
  2. 2.NSS College of EngineeringPalakkadIndia

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