TITLE

How TPWS works

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/7/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7620, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the mechanism of the Train Protection and Warning System used in Great Britain. Combination of a train stop system with a speed trap; Ability to force any train travelling at 75mph to brake at 350m from a red signal; Track-based system composed of loops; Train-borne component based on an antenna.
ACCESSION #
9223020

 

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