SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 04/2020

Innovative CBTC train regulation for enhanced passenger experience

April 2020 | Olivier Leveque

This article presents an innovative automatic train regulation solution for CBTC (Communication Based Train Control) systems, which provides a real-time regulation according to the actual density of passengers waiting on platforms while at the same time controlling train departure and arrival times to avoid resulting delays. The proposed solution offers an efficient way to optimize the transport offer through significant enhancements of the service capacity, operational fluidity and reliability without major upgrades of the existing infrastructure...