WIT Press


Information And Knowledge - Valuable Assets Used For Train Operation And Control

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR980871

Volume

37

Pages

11

Published

1998

Size

1,061 kb

Author(s)

A. Fay & E. Schnieder

Abstract

Information and knowledge - valuable assets used for train operation and control A. Fay & E. Schnieder Institutfur Regelungs- und Automatisierungstechnik, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany E-Mail: fay@tu-bs. de Abstract Train operation and control plays an important role in ensuring reliable and efficient railway traffic. This becomes especially important with competitive transport markets. Therefore, increasing attention has to be paid to improvements in train operation and control systems. An assistant system for train traffic control is presented, and the crucial role of both up-to-date information and profound knowledge for optimized train traffic control is emphasized. 1 Train operation and control Public transport providers face increasing demands concerning • competitive transport markets, • need for effective and efficient use of resources, • reduction of personnel for train opera

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