WIT Press


Safety Assessment Of Copenhagen Driverless Automatic Mass Transit System

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR980071

Volume

37

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

957 kb

Author(s)

Peter Wigger & Ulrich Haspel

Abstract

In 2000, the automatic driverless Metro will commence operation in Copenha- gen. The German BOStrab (Regulation for the Construction and Operation of Tramways) was chosen as a basis for the safety approval/assessment of the Metro in conjunction with the European standards for Railway Applications. For the system, a Safety Case has to be assessed. TUV Rheinland has been assigned the role of the Safety Assessor. Using the PASC approach developed by TUV Rheinland, safety is a fixed part of the system development from the beginning. An effective course of the project and in-time start of operation can be expected as benefits. 1 Introduction In autumn 2000, the Copenhagen Metro will commence revenue service. Th

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