SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 06/2022

Assessment and approval of CBTC systems for metros, subways and light rail systems

June 2022 | Philipp Lenke

The demonstration of the safety of the train protection system CBTC Communication Based Train Control in a passenger transport system is performed in two steps, the generic application (GA) and the specific application (SA). Based on the experiences from the assessment of GA and SA of different manufacturers and applications, this article explains on the one hand how an unnecessary duplicated assessment in the SA can be avoided and on the other hand highlights crucial aspects of the assessment....