A Study on Integration Scheme of Wireless Communications in Railway Wireless Network

철도 무선통신망 연동 방안 연구

  • 조웅 (중원대학교 컴퓨터시스템공학과) ;
  • 최현균 (한국전자통신연구원) ;
  • 조한벽 (한국전자통신연구원)
  • Received : 2015.05.08
  • Accepted : 2015.06.23
  • Published : 2015.06.30


The current railway wireless network uses various communication scheme depending on the section of railway. Therefore, in the train, it is required a specific communication device for the corresponding communication scheme to communicate and exchange data with the control center. To enhance data rate and support various services, LTE-R scheme has been developed for the next generation railway communications. To use both the existing communication and LTE-R schemes, it is required an integration method for encompassing all communication schemes. In this paper, we overview existing railway communications and LTE-R scheme. Then, we develop a network integration method which can be applied by using one terminal in the train. In addition, implementation issues for the integration are also considered.

현재 철도전용 무선통신망은 운행구간에 따라 각기 다른 무선통신방식을 사용하고 있어 차상 내에서 관제국과의 통신을 위해서는 각 구간별로 별도의 통신장치가 필요하다. 철도통신에서 데이터 전송율을 향상시키고 다양한 서비스 제공을 위해 차세대 철도전용 무선통신망으로 LTE-R(Long Term Evolution-Railway)에 대한 연구가 진행되고 있다. 차상 내에서 기존의 통신방식과 LTE-R방식을 사용하기 위해서는 다양한 통신방식을 수용할 수 있는 연동 방안이 필요하다. 본 논문에서는 기존 철도통신방식의 현황 및 LTE-R방식의 필요성에 대해 알아보고, 차상 내에서 하나의 단말기를 사용하여 다양한 통신방식을 연동하기 위한 방안에 대해 소개한다. 또한 무선통신망 연동을 실제시스템에 적용하기 위해 고려해야 할 사항에 대해서도 분석한다.


Supported by : 국토교통과학기술진흥원


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