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The application of the upcoming standard on ATO over ETCS


Author/s: Raúl Costa, Manuel Villalba

Interoperable ATO over ETCS is close to become a new standard, seen as key for the future automation of main line Railway operations in Europe.

Valuable experience and feedback is expected from an early implementation project on the Mexico City – Toluca suburban line.

Issues that could affect the deployment of systems according to the standard are identified, together with proposals to mitigate the impact.

Keywords: ATO, ETCS, Standard, Automation, Shift2Rail

Publication: 360.high speed magazine Nº 5 - June 2018, pp. 159-163


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