SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 01-02/2020

State-of-the-art train safety control – requirements and limits

Februar 2020 | Jochen Trinckauf, Jens Buder, Daria Menzel

Current developments and projects in the rail industry are focused on multiple objectives, which may or may not coincide, in terms of new systems concepts, components, and operating procedures. The overall goal is to find innovative solutions that will provide the most effective railway infrastructures with the lowest construction and maintenance costs. Here the question arises of what new requirements must be met and where the practical limits of the potential for optimization lie.