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Automatic train protection

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Automatic train protection (ATP) is a type of train protection system which continually checks that the speed of a train is compatible with the permitted speed allowed by signalling. [1]

38 relations: Amagasaki rail crash, Anti-collision device, Automatic Warning System, Automatische treinbeïnvloeding, Balise, Brühl train derailment, Chicago, Clapham Junction rail crash, Clementi MRT station, Cowan rail accident, Dead man's switch, East West MRT line, EBICAB, Emergency brake (train), European Train Control System, Glenbrook rail accident, Harmelen train disaster, Hines Hill train collision, Joliet, Illinois, Lists of rail accidents, North South MRT line, Pécrot rail crash, Santiago de Compostela derailment, Signal passed at danger, Single-line working, Southall rail crash, Train Protection & Warning System, Train protection system, Train stop, Train Warning System (India), Waterfall rail accident, Watford rail crash, Wrong-side failure, 1995 Russell Hill subway accident, 2008 Chatsworth train collision, 2011 Saxony-Anhalt train collision, 2012 Buenos Aires rail disaster, 2013 Castelar rail accident.

Amagasaki rail crash

The was a fatal railway derailment which occurred on 25 April 2005 at 09:19 local time (00:19 UTC), just after the local rush hour.

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Anti-collision device

The anti-collision device is a form of automatic train protection used on Indian Railways.

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Automatic Warning System

The Automatic Warning System (AWS) is a form of limited cab signalling introduced in 1956 in the United Kingdom.

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Automatische treinbeïnvloeding

Automatische TreinBeïnvloeding or ATB (English: Automatic Train Control) is a Dutch train protection system first developed in the 1950s.

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Balise

A balise is an electronic beacon or transponder placed between the rails of a railway as part of an automatic train protection (ATP) system.

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Brühl train derailment

The Brühl train derailment happened on 6 February 2000 at Brühl, railway station on the West Rhine railway.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Clapham Junction rail crash

On the morning of 12 December 1988, a crowded passenger train crashed into the rear of another train that had stopped at a signal, just south of Clapham Junction railway station in London, and subsequently sideswiped an empty train travelling in the opposite direction.

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Clementi MRT station

Clementi MRT station (EW23) is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West Line in Clementi, Singapore.

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Cowan rail accident

The Cowan rail accident occurred at 7:20pm on 6 May 1990 when the 3801 Limited special steam passenger train returning from the Morpeth Jazz Festival was struck in the rear by the following CityRail inter-urban passenger service.

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Dead man's switch

A dead man's switch (for other names, see alternative names) is a switch that is automatically operated if the human operator becomes incapacitated, such as through death, loss of consciousness, or being bodily removed from control.

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East West MRT line

The East West line (EWL) is a high-capacity MRT line, operated by SMRT.

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EBICAB

EBICAB is a trade mark registered by Bombardier for the equipment on board a train used as a part of an Automatic Train Control system.

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Emergency brake (train)

On trains, the expression emergency brake has several meanings.

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European Train Control System

The European Train Control System (ETCS) is the signalling and control component of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS).

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Glenbrook rail accident

The Glenbrook rail accident occurred on 2 December 1999 at 8:22 am on a curve east of Glenbrook railway station on the CityRail network between Glenbrook and Lapstone, in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia.

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Harmelen train disaster

The Harmelen train disaster was the worst railway accident in the history of the Netherlands on 8 January 1962.

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Hines Hill train collision

The Hines Hill train collision occurred on the Eastern Goldfields Railway on 14 January 1996 at Hines Hill, Western Australia.

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Joliet, Illinois

Joliet is a city in Will and Kendall counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, southwest of Chicago.

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Lists of rail accidents

This is the list of rail accident lists.

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North South MRT line

The North South line (NSL) is a high-capacity Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Singapore, operated by SMRT.

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Pécrot rail crash

The Pécrot rail crash was a rail accident in the village of Pécrot (part of the municipality of Grez-Doiceau), Belgium, that occurred on 27 March 2001 when two passenger trains collided head-on.

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Santiago de Compostela derailment

The Santiago de Compostela derailment occurred on 24 July 2013, when an Alvia high-speed train travelling from Madrid to Ferrol, in the north-west of Spain, derailed at high speed on a bend about outside of the railway station at Santiago de Compostela.

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Signal passed at danger

A signal passed at danger (SPAD) in railway terminology of many countries, including Australia and the UK (where it is also known as either a SPAD or SPAR), occurs when a train passes a stop signal without authority to do so.

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Single-line working

On a railway, single-line working refers to the practice where when one line out of two is blocked, trains are able to use the other in either direction.

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Southall rail crash

The Southall rail crash was an accident on the British railway system that occurred on 19 September 1997, on the Great Western Main Line at Southall, west London.

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Train Protection & Warning System

The Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS) is a train protection system used throughout the two UK passenger main-line railway networks, and in Victoria, Australia.

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Train protection system

A train protection system is a railway technical installation to ensure safe operation in the event of human failure.

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Train stop

Part of a railway signalling system, a train stop, trip stop or tripcock (sometimes called a tripper) is a train protection device that automatically stops a train if it attempts to pass a signal when the signal aspect and operating rules prohibit such movement, or (in some applications) if it attempts to pass at an excessive speed.

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Train Warning System (India)

The Train Warning System in India is a device that helps prevent trains passing signals at stop The system is an implementation of Level 1 ERTMS.

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Waterfall rail accident

The Waterfall rail accident was a train accident that occurred on 31 January 2003 near Waterfall, New South Wales, Australia.

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Watford rail crash

In the early evening of Thursday 8 August 1996, a passenger train operated by Network SouthEast travelling from London Euston on the West Coast Main Line Down Slow line at around 110 km/h (68 mph) passed a signal at danger.

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Wrong-side failure

A wrong-side failure describes a failure condition in a piece of railway signalling equipment that results in an unsafe state.

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1995 Russell Hill subway accident

The 1995 Russell Hill subway accident was a deadly train crash that occurred in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Line 1 Yonge–University of the Toronto subway on August 11, 1995.

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2008 Chatsworth train collision

The Chatsworth train collision occurred at 4:22 p.m. PDT (23:22 UTC) on Friday, September 12, 2008, when a Union Pacific freight train and a Metrolink commuter train collided head-on in the Chatsworth district of Los Angeles, California.

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2011 Saxony-Anhalt train collision

The 2011 Saxony-Anhalt train collision occurred on 29 January 2011, when a freight train and a passenger train collided near Hordorf in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany on the Magdeburg–Thale line.

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2012 Buenos Aires rail disaster

The 2012 Buenos Aires rail disaster, also known as the Once Tragedy, occurred on 22 February 2012, when a train crashed at Once Station (Estación Once de Septiembre) in the Balvanera neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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2013 Castelar rail accident

The 2013 Buenos Aires rail disaster occurred on 13 June 2013 at about 07:30 local time (10:30 UTC), in Castelar, Buenos Aires Province, about 30km (19 miles) west of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_train_protection

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