WIT Press


ATP Equipment Using System Administrator

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR001161

Volume

50

Pages

9

Published

2000

Size

695 kb

Author(s)

K. Kubota, K. Kumagai, S. Nishida & J. Aral

Abstract

The new Automatic Train Protection (ATP) equipment for improving the operational functions of the Tokaido Shinkansen consists of a network that uses a System Administrator. The new ATP system has power-synchronous two- frequency combination ATP functions of the present ATP method, and ATP functions of the digital coding scheme. That is, this system is designed so that it can be updated while a train having the functions of the present ATP method only and a train with new functions run along the same track. The new ATP system can provide a line connected equipment interface using a great number of signal protection units, including processor interlocking units and 125Mbps LAN. In the new ATP system, the System Administrator that functions as the core of the s

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