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Development Of Integrated Automatic Train Stop With Patterns (ATS-P) On-board System

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR001141

Volume

50

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,371 kb

Author(s)

M Miyachi, H. Ikeda & H. Tokuhashi

Abstract

Development of integrated automatic train stop with patterns (ATS-P) on-board system M. Miyachi', H. Ikeda*, H. Tokuhashi* ' Safety Research Laboratory, * Hachioji Branch office East Japan Railway Company, Japan * Kyosan Electric MFG. Company, Japan Abstract The East Japan Railway Company (JR-East) has been introducing aggressively the ATS-P system, which has a high safety record in train operations in preventing serious train accidents since 1989. As the existing ATS-P on-board system has been used for 10 years, a number of problems for the on-board system are recently increasing. Investigation into the causes of these problems are difficult with to the existing system, which has not got appropriate recording devices. In order to improve the cost-effectiveness, the reliability and the maintenance of the system, the ATS-P on-board system should be completely re-designed. The authors have developed the integrated ATS-P on-board system. As a result, th

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