THE REMOTE CONTROL OF OPERATIONS IN AN AUTOMATED MARSHALLING YARD AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF A CYBERNETICS SYSTEM

After an introduction devoted to general observations concerning the application of cybernetics on the railways, and the purposes for which they are used in an automated marshalling yard, the author examines the working conditions and technical means employed in marshalling operations, in order to regulate the backing speed and approach speed to the hump and prepare sorting routes in the sidings, as well as the programme covering running control. The system of Siemens A.G., and the Federal Railway's Central Office in Munich, and an order has been placed for a prototype installation, which will be installed in the Seelze marshalling yard.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 109-132
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072973
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1976 12:00AM