Smartwatch helps NS train Conductors to Leave the train on Time. As of next weekend, three thousand Dutch Railways employees will be working with a smartwatch,
which means that trains must be able to depart on time to the second, according to the reports on Friday.
The electronic service schedule can be followed on the wristwatch.
The smartwatch shows a vibration when the departure time for a train is approaching.
Then the countdown to the exact time to start driving again, so that vibration can be delivered back at the precise moment of departure.
According to NS and ProRail, the app ensures that trains run off more often on time.
In 2017, the smartwatch was examined for months by a group of twenty conductors.
According to them, the aid is essential to counteract the increasing pressure on the track.