WASHINGTON METRO AUTOMATIC TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM
Automatic Train Control (ATC) as used by Washington Metro consists of three integrated subsystems, with each performing its separate function. The three: Automatic Train Protection (ATP), Automatic Train Operation (ATO) and Automatic Train Supervision (ATS). The computer controlled fully automated train control and its components are described.
- Presented at the 1977 Joint ASME/IEEE/AAR Railroad Conference, March 30-April 1, in Washington, D.C.
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- Sheldon, R H
- Publication Date: 1977
- Features: Figures; References;
- Pagination: p. 42-48
- TRT Terms: Automatic control; Automatic train control; Automatic train operation; Automatic train protection; Automatic train supervision; Information processing; Safety; Track circuits
- Identifier Terms: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
- Subject Areas: Railroads; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00152462
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Report/Paper Numbers: 77CH1237-71A Tech. Pap.
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM