Indian Railways has launched its first consolidated Bridge Management System (IR-BMS), a web-enabled IT application to store data on its 1.5 lakh bridges. It was launched by Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal days after bridge in Mumbai collapsed on a railway track.
Bridge Management System (IR-BMS)
The IR-BMS aims for meaningful assimilation, analysis and dissemination of information related to various activities about its bridges. It is web-based platform that will show bridge master data, works data, information regarding inspection and monitoring and maintenance of bridges and other essentials.