By B. Ning
This distinctive quantity on complicated educate keep an eye on structures (ATCS) involves chosen papers from the hugely profitable COMPRAIL convention sequence on railways and different transit platforms. complicated teach regulate platforms are enjoying a massive function in bettering the potency and security of educate operation, appearing as their "brains and nerves." Computer-based ATCS's make railways extra trustworthy and more secure. in general, those platforms include 4 elements: the primary keep an eye on approach; the station regulate platforms and wayside structures; the on-board keep watch over structures; and the communique community, together with cellular communique. From the perspective of the entire lifecycle, an ATCS contains layout and improvement; re-design for a distinct line software; simulation verification and trying out; and safeguard evaluation of the procedure and subsystems. those ideas are identified to those that are accustomed to average ATCS similar to ETCS, CTCS for major line railways and CBTC for transit platforms.
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Figure 2 shows the configuration of an OCS in a CBTC system. The vital computer is the core part of OCS. Other parts (I, II, III, IV…) are connected to the vital computer by a kind of bus (Can bus or other filed bus). Other parts could be radio receiver and transmitter unit, position unit, speed measurement units, MMI unit, locomotive engine interface, recorder unit etc . It is obvious that OCS is modular configuration, in addition to the vital computer. The reliable and safety mobile communication system is the foundation of a CBTC system.
In future decades, rail systems will be in rapid development periods throughout the world. CBTC is known as the brain and nerve centre of rail systems, and ensures the safety and efficiency of rail systems. It is necessary for CBTC to be researched and developed further. In Europe, there is the ETCS (European Train Control System). In China, there is the CTCS (Chinese Train Control System). In Northern American and Japan, there are advanced train control systems or moving block systems. However, there is no standard for development and design of CBTC in the world at present.
The occupancy status of track circuits. e. a danger point, not to be passed in order to prevent a hazardous situation from occurring. The target corresponds to the first danger point located downstream of a train. It can be a block (a track circuit or a virtual block) occupied by a train, a red signal or the end of a territory under CBTC control. Using free-propagation, the wayside CBTC equipment delivers the target point to each CBTC equipped train. In the event that the target point corresponds to an occupied virtual block, the target point is set to the last reported position of the train ahead.
Advanced Train Control Systems by B. Ning