Interlocking System | Computer Based Interlocking (CBI)| Track Vacancy Detection|Signals| Point Machines

(i) Computer Based Interlocking (CBI) :- The entire line including turn back track, transfer track, sidings will be equipped with CBI system for operation of points and crossings and setting of routes. The setting of the route and clearing of the signals will be done by workstation, which can be either locally (at station) operated […]

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Metro Rail Continuous Automatic Train Control | Automatic Train Protection (ATP | Automatic Train Operation (ATO) | Automatic Train Supervision (ATS)

Automatic Train Control | Automatic Train Protection(ATP | Automatic Train Operation (ATO) | Automatic Train Supervision (ATS)

Continuous Automatic Train Control :- Continuous Automatic Train Control based on CBTC will consist of – ATP (Automatic Train Protection), ATO (Automatic Train Operation) and ATS (Automatic Train Supervision) sub-systems: Automatic Train Protection (ATP) :- Automatic Train Protection is the primary function of the train control systems. This sub- system will be inherently capable of achieving the […]

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Metro Rail Signalling And Train Control 

Metro Rail Signalling And Train Control 

Metro Rail Signalling And Train Control :-   Metro carries large number of passengers at a very close headway requiring a very high level of safety enforcement and reliability. At the same time heavy investment in infrastructure and rolling stock necessitates optimization of its capacity to provide the best services to the public. These requirements of […]

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Coded Track Circuits | D.C. Coded Track Circuits

Coded Track Circuits • D.C. Relay Coded Track Circuits • Solid-State Coded Track Circuits – Electrocode – Microtrax D.C. Coded Track Circuits • Transmitter – Sends a coded D.C. voltage (Square Wave) • Receiver – Decodes signal • Dependent on the code rate, receiver will : – Pick the appropriate track relay repeater – Display […]

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Introduction to Centralized Traffic Control

Introduction to Centralized Traffic Control

Centralized Traffic Control  * Traffic control system (TCS) or centralized traffic control (CTC) is a block system under which train movements are authorized by block signals whose indications supersede the superiority of trains for both opposing and following movements on the same track. FRA 236.828 * Signal control – train movements are controlled by signal […]

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Metro Rail Provision of Signals Working of Signals and points 

Metro Rail Design of Electric Installations

Metro Rail Design of Electric Installations – (1) The design of all electric installations, namely transmission and distribution lines, sub-stations, switching station, rigid overhead current collection system, regulated overhead equipment, third rail DC Traction System etc. as applicable, shall be according to approved standards laid down by the Central Government and the Central Electricity Authority […]

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Commissioner Contents of report | Documents accompanying inspection report | Submission of report to Central Government

Metro Rail Signalling and train control system Installation 

Metro Rail Signalling and train control system Installation  Signals – (1) The signals to be provided for controlling the movements of trains on metro railway shall be, – (a) Cab signals. (b) Fixed line-side signals (where provided). and (c) Hand signals for shunting purposes. (2) The signalling and train control system shall be Continuous Automatic […]

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Commissioner Contents of report | Documents accompanying inspection report | Submission of report to Central Government

Commissioner Contents of report | Documents accompanying inspection report | Submission of report to Central Government

Contents of report – (1) The report of the Commissioner shall specify that:- (a) he has made a careful inspection of the metro railway and the rolling stock that may be used there on; (b) the moving and fixed dimensions as laid down have not been infringed, or the condonation of the infringements to the […]

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Metro Rail Inspection of electrical installation

Metro Rail Inspection of electrical installation

Inspection of electrical installation – (1) The Commissioner shall inspect the following for electrical installations on the metro railway proposed to be opened for the public carriage of passengers, keeping in view the essentially of services and safety of passengers, namely:- (a) protection systems of substation. (b) earthing and bonding of installation. (c) electromagnetic interferences […]

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Badavara Bandhu One Day Loan Scheme / Yojana Karnataka

Metro Rail Application of Special Procedure | Driver less Train Operation

Application of Special Procedure – Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, special procedures framed under approved special instructions shall apply to the initial stage of operation or whenever such a condition arises on any section of the Metro Railway. Explanation. –For the purposes of this rule, the expression “initial stage” means the period in which […]

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