Japanese National Railways is increasing its use of CTC to modernize its control of traffic and to reduce personnel requirements where possible. CTC application on the Shinkansen are more elaborate than those used on conventional rail line and incorporate features which will be part of the sophisticated COMTRAC control system. These developments aim at greater reliability and the handling of a greater number of information elements. This article traces evolution of CTC, indicates present status and forecasts future developments.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Nagasaki, K
  • Publication Date: 1976

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 18-21
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  • Accession Number: 00148582
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1977 12:00AM