SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 11/2019

Digital tools for relay interlocking diagnostics and condition assessment

November 2019 | Markus Wernet, Martin Brunokowski, Philipp Witt, Thomas Meiwald

While the latest generation of LST systems are commonly already equipped with interface functions to obtain diagnostic information ex-works, the situation with relay interlockings is quite different. There, the condition of both the interlocking’s components and the current state of the system as a whole can rarely be assessed with sufficient precision. This applies to assemblies from production or reconditioning, as well as to those under continuous operation such as relay assemblies, track cables and ring lines, etc....