SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 06/2020

Teleoperation as a fallback solution for highly automated rail traffic

Juni 2020 | Jan Grippenkoven, Christian Meirich, Michael Roth, Mirko Caspar, Hardi Hungar

Operators and experts in the rail domain agree that the railway operations of the future should be highly automated and digitalised. What these terms actually imply in practice must be systematically considered depending on the application. Without doubt, a large number of issues need to be considered before this idea can become reality in regular operations in non-closed railway systems. Using the example of a train journey in a scenario without a train driver in the driver’s cab (Grade of Automation (GoA) 3–4 ), a closer analysis has identified the key factors which have to be regarded....