By B. Ning
This particular quantity on complicated teach keep an eye on platforms (ATCS) contains chosen papers from the hugely winning COMPRAIL convention sequence on railways and different transit structures. complex educate keep an eye on platforms are taking part in a massive position in bettering the potency and defense of teach operation, performing as their "brains and nerves." Computer-based ATCS's make railways extra trustworthy and more secure. mostly, those platforms include 4 elements: the valuable regulate procedure; the station regulate platforms and wayside structures; the on-board keep watch over platforms; and the verbal exchange community, together with cellular verbal exchange. From the viewpoint of the entire lifecycle, an ATCS contains layout and improvement; re-design for a different line program; simulation verification and trying out; and security review of the method and subsystems. those strategies are identified to those that are accustomed to common ATCS resembling ETCS, CTCS for major line railways and CBTC for transit structures.
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The substitute block operation utilizing the developed system is carried out as follows. (1) The substitute operation is ordered by the central headquarters. (2) The commander confirms that there is no train between neighboring stations with the train count system using axle counters. (3) The route for the substitute block is set. (4) In a train, the train operation mode is switched to the substitute block operation by an operator. (5) The operator runs the train under control of the developed system.
With driverless trains, the Advanced Train Control Systems 47 maximum speed rises to 80 km/h, enabling the commercial speed to be increased. The increasing proportion of delays due to passengers also contributes to the choice of line 1 automation. g. serious accidents, alarm signal, passenger on tracks, objects on tracks). Moreover, from an economical point of view, line 1 automation will reduce the operating costs between 10 and 15%, without taking into account the accidents that are avoided doing so.
The functions of a CBTC system should be distributed to the five subsystems. The data format between every two parts should be defined. The Central Control System (CCS) is the control center of a CBTC system. Train plans and train graphs are generated here. All the train operation is dispatched and commanded in CCS according to train graphs. The state data concerning to station control system (SCS), block control system (BCS), onboard control system (OCS) and train operation should be sent to CCS .