SAFETY AND AUTOMATIC TRAIN CONTROL FOR RAIL RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEMS

The paper partially summarizes a Department of Transportation study. The study describes the state-of-the-art in rail rapid transit system automatic train control, assesses the safety-related interrelations between the train control system, functions of the human operator and other portions of the total system, and makes recommendations, based on current experience, to aid the process of planning, funding approval, design, implementation, test, safety certification and operation of new systems or modifications of existing systems.

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  • Pagination: p. 1-11

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00136408
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ATA/RT-74/1,2,3
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 3 1982 12:00AM