COMPUTER AIDED CENTRALISED TRAFFIC CONTROL ON SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS

Reasons, involving efficiency and manpower saving, are outlined for the development of Centralised Traffic Control (CTC) on South African Railways toward computer-based systems. The general operational facilities of computer-aided CTC are discussed, followed by the specific control areas, hardware configuration, and back-up philosophy, for the first implementation. Software for this project, as well as system development and proposed system maintenance, is covered broadly. Future computer applications in this field are listed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Kelvin Publications (Pty) Limited

    London House, Loveday Street
    Johannesburg,   South Africa 
  • Authors:
    • Grisdale, B
  • Publication Date: 1977-11

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  • Accession Number: 00174384
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Part 11
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 18 1978 12:00AM