Rail safety: more flaws revealed

Coppinger, Rob
February 2003
Engineer (00137758);2/7/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7620, p8
Reports that RailTrack has bungled the installation of Great Britain's rail safety system, so that it now encourages train drivers to accelerate towards the buffers at terminus stations. Incorrect calibration of the Train Protection and Warning System; Goal of applying the brakes automatically if the train is travelling too fast.


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