A Study on the Problem Analysis and Improvement Plan for the Korean Railways Communication Networks

국내 철도 통신망의 문제점 분석 및 개선방안 연구

  • Kim, Kyung-Hee (Department of Radio-based Train Control Research Team, Korea Railroad Research Institute) ;
  • Kim, Yong-Kyu (Department of Radio-based Train Control Research Team, Korea Railroad Research Institute) ;
  • Park, Duk-Kyu (Department of Information Communication Engineering, Mokwon University)
  • Received : 2013.06.04
  • Accepted : 2013.10.07
  • Published : 2013.12.31


The research about the Korean integrated wireless network for railways is in progress. The network integrates and complements the various railway functions. In addition, the network is trying to change from wire communication to radio communication. The activities for the railway frequency acquisition are also in progress for the implementation of the network. This paper analyzes the problems for the Korean railway communication networks. The problems revolve around the dispersed network structure, the limited functions, the different communication methods, the technology limitation for the communication methods, and the usage of the non-licensed band. Subsequently, we explain the current state and trend for the foreign communication of the railways. This paper suggests improvement plans for the problems and also explains the expected efficiency for the improvement plans.


Grant : 도시철도용 무선통신기반 열차제어시스템 표준체계구축 및 성능평가

Supported by : 한국철도기술연구원


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