The Muskingum Electric's wayside control system described has several departures from tradition. Control functions are handled by industrial type relays. Traffic control is by microwave. The system is self-sequencing. Once both trains are in place on the system and the cycle is started, each event follows as a result of completion of the prior event. Cycle time depends on main line running time. The system has service proven the application of this new approach to automatic train control on a fully automated rail haulage system.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Ryan, P T
  • Publication Date: 1969-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 13-18
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00037172
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 13 1973 12:00AM