All the elements which make up the wayside signaling infrastructure play a vital role in system optimisation and passenger safety. Engineering and preventative maintenance servicing for CITYFLO solutions can be planned efficiently and in advance with EBI Tool Design and Maintenance. CITYFLO signalling is a CBTC system designed by Bombardier Transportation. It makes use of bi-directional radio communication between trains and.

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Since every block bombwrdier a fixed section of track, these systems are referred to as fixed block systems. Rail control services solutions. Bombardier is also an expert in providing fully integrated turnkey transportation systems from power supply to automatic fare collection and from passenger information to depot systems.

It will be installed on 8. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Walt Disney World Monorail System. This is usually more of an issue with applying CBTC to existing transit systems in tunnels that were not designed from the outset cbbtc support it.

These points are communicated to make the trains automatically and continuously adjust their speed while maintaining the safety and comfort jerk requirements.

This rail-transport related article is a stub. Transit lines using the Cityflo system as of February 26, include the following: We have updated the terms of our Privacy Statement to reflect our commitment to conducting business in compliance with data protection laws wherever bobmardier do business.


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The main objective of CBTC is to increase capacity by reducing the time interval headway between trains. This is mainly due to the challenge of deploying the overlying system without disrupting the revenue service.

Retrieved 12 January Although this is a rather common architecture for resignalling projects, it can negate some of the cost savings of CBTC if applied to new lines. Advantages of working with us.

With over 70 systems in operation worldwide, Bombardier is bokbardier to deliver turnkey transportation systems anywhere in the world. Centralized traffic control CTC for the efficient monitoring and control bombardler rail traffic Integrated human-machine interface IHMI Train identifier system and routing automation Timetable management Optimized automatic train regulation ATR Authority management Maintenance and diagnostic functions including playback functionality Power system interface, control and supervision Publishing schedule information to a third-party system.

Communications-based train control – Wikipedia

The EBI Lock supervises and controls wayside objects such as signals, point machines, balises and level crossing protection. Its state-of-the-art features include: The EBI Screen control room can connect to auxiliary systems.

Bombardker means of the CBTC systems, the exact position of a train is known more accurately than with the traditional signaling systems.

By creating a continuous bi-directional communications link between wayside and onboard equipment, CBTC provides many advantages. So, for clarity and to keep in line with the state-of-the-art solutions for operator’s requirements, [5] this article only covers the latest moving block principle based either true moving block or virtual blockso not dependent on track-based detection of the trains [2] CBTC solutions that make use of the radio communications.


With its pioneering advances in communications-based train control CBTC solutions, Bombardier supports system optimization and upgrade, provides a new dimension in overlay capability and tackles the capacity challenge. Its state-of-the-art features include:.

Meeting the capacity challenge

Inexpensive to install, the CITYFLO solution eliminates wayside equipment due to its simple, reliable, contactless train-to-wayside communications system, permitting shorter, more consistent headways.

It also provides precision stopping at platforms with high accuracy and automatic door operation. CBTC technology has been and is being successfully implemented for a variety of applications as shown in the figure below mid From the signalling system perspective, the first figure shows the total occupancy of the leading train by including the whole blocks which the train is located on.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Thus, the wayside equipment is able to establish protected areas, each one called Limit of Movement Authority LMAup to the nearest obstacle in the figure the tail of the train in bommbardier.

Automated technology for Taipei. Capacity demands coupled with continued advances in computer technology and the implementation of new standards while desirable for system safety and modernization, are accelerating obsolescence which further drives the need for upgrades. Views Read Edit View history. It also meets the following industry standards: