WIT Press


Development Of Reserved Seat Information System For Shinkansen

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR000451

Volume

50

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

945 kb

Author(s)

T. Takai, K. Nahamura, M. Mizuguchi & S. Ishimoto

Abstract

Development of reserved seat information system for Shinkansen T. Takai, K. Nakamura, M. Mizuguchi, S. Ishimoto Technical Development and Research Dept. East Japan Railway Company, Japan Abstract Shinkansen passengers are requested to have their tickets examined on a number of occasions: their limited express tickets at a Shinkansen automatic ticket gate, at a conventional station ticket gate and on Shinkansen. To improve the above checking methods, we have been developing "the reserved seat information system", aiming to omit redundant checking of passengers' tickets when passengers sit in their reserved seat. This system is able to let the conductor know the necessary reserved seating data by radio transmission when passengers insert their tickets in a Shinkansen automatic ticket gate . Various trials of radio transmission have been conducted and we have finally achieved the practical and efficient system from a technical point of view. 1 Introduction Shinkansen an

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