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Preliminary Field Trial of Improved Train Control System Using on-board Control

선로변 시설물 차상 제어를 위한 차상중심 열차제어시스템 예비 현장시험

  • 박철홍 (한국철도기술연구원 무선통신열차제어연구단) ;
  • 최현영 (한국철도기술연구원 무선통신열차제어연구단) ;
  • 백종현 (한국철도기술연구원 무선통신열차제어연구단)
  • Received : 2013.12.31
  • Accepted : 2014.03.10
  • Published : 2014.03.31

Abstract

The railway signalling system for safe train operation regulates the train speed to ensure the safety distance between consecutive trains by using wayside facilities such as track circuits and interlocking systems. In addition, this signalling system controls the trackside equipment such as a railway point along the train line. This ground-equipment-based train control systems require high CAPEX and OPEX. To deal with these problems, the train control system using the on-board controller has been recently proposed and its related technologies have been widely studied. The on-board-controller-based train control system is that the on-board controller can directly control the trackside equipment on the train line. In addition, if this system is used, the wayside facilities can be simplified, and as a result, the efficient and cost-effective train control system can be realized. To this end, we have developed the prototypes of the on-board controller and wayside object control units which control the point and crossing gate and performed the integrated operation simulation in a testbed. In this paper, before the field test of the on-board-controller-based train control system, we perform the preliminary field trial including the installation test, wireless access test, interface test with other on-board devices, and normal operation test.

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