WIT Press


Experiences With The Implementation Of The Train Communication Network

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR940321

Volume

6

Pages

15

Published

1994

Size

1,576 kb

Author(s)

K.J. Gemmeke

Abstract

The standardization of TCN has to be proceed and verified before acceptance will be achievable. In addition to simulation dnd prototypes of TCN, this goal can be reached best by operation in real applications and giving a demonstration of running vehicles. ABB Henschel provides some of the first railway applications, whereas the MICASĀ® communication and control system is based on the TCN defined train and vehicle bus. 1 Standardization of TCN Integration within Europe is a challange with respect to several areas of technical standardization efforts especially in the field of railway technologies. Road traffic boarderlines are becoming highly transparent compared with those for railes where international operated vehicles are suffering from the long period of nationally dominated technical

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