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Emergency brake (train)

Index Emergency brake (train)

On trains, the expression emergency brake has several meanings. [1]

36 relations: Air brake (road vehicle), Aonami Line, Butterfly valve, Chain, Conductor (rail), DB Regio, Dead man's switch, Dead-man's vigilance device, Dynamic braking, Elektrichka, Fine (penalty), Finite-state machine, Flat spot, G-force, Hydraulic brake, Indian Railways, Indian rupee, Intercom, Jackknifing, Kyushu Railway Company, Locomotive, Pantograph (transport), Pneumatics, President of India, Pulled tail, Railway air brake, Regulation of Railways Act 1889, Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn, Rolling stock, S-train, Third rail, Track brake, Tunnel, United Kingdom, Vacuum brake, Wheel slide protection.

Air brake (road vehicle)

An air brake or, more formally, a compressed air brake system, is a type of friction brake for vehicles in which compressed air pressing on a piston is used to apply the pressure to the brake pad needed to stop the vehicle.

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Aonami Line

The is a third-sector railway line in the city of Nagoya operated by the.

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Butterfly valve

A butterfly valve is a valve that isolates or regulates the flow of a fluid.

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Chain

A chain is a serial assembly of connected pieces, called links, typically made of metal, with an overall character similar to that of a rope in that it is flexible and curved in compression but linear, rigid, and load-bearing in tension.

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Conductor (rail)

A conductor (American and Canadian English) or guard (Commonwealth English) is a train crew member responsible for operational and safety duties that do not involve actual operation of the train.

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DB Regio

DB Regio AG is a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn which operates short and medium distance commuter train services in Germany.

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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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Dead-man's vigilance device

A dead-man's vigilance device is a railroad safety device that operates in the case of incapacitation of the engineer.

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Dynamic braking

Dynamic braking is the use of an electric traction motor as a generator when slowing a vehicle such as an electric or diesel-electric locomotive.

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Elektrichka

Elektrichka (p; електри́чка, elektrychka) is a Soviet and Eastern bloc commuter (regional) mostly suburban electrical multiple unit passenger train.

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Fine (penalty)

A fine or mulct is money that a court of law or other authority decides has to be paid as punishment for a crime or other offence.

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Finite-state machine

A finite-state machine (FSM) or finite-state automaton (FSA, plural: automata), finite automaton, or simply a state machine, is a mathematical model of computation.

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Flat spot

A flat spot, or wheel flat, is a fault in railroad wheel shape.

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G-force

The gravitational force, or more commonly, g-force, is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight.

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Hydraulic brake

A hydraulic brake is an arrangement of braking mechanism which uses brake fluid, typically containing glycol ethers or diethylene glycol, to transfer pressure from the controlling mechanism to the braking mechanism.

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Indian Railways

Indian Railways (IR) is India's national railway system operated by the Ministry of Railways.

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Indian rupee

The Indian rupee (sign: ₹; code: INR) is the official currency of the Republic of India.

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Intercom

An intercom (intercommunication device), talkback or doorphone is a stand-alone voice communications system for use within a building or small collection of buildings, functioning independently of the public telephone network (Azori 2016).

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Jackknifing

Jackknifing refers to the folding of an articulated vehicle so that it resembles the acute angle of a folding pocket knife.

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Kyushu Railway Company

The, also referred to as, is one of the constituent companies of Japan Railways Group (JR Group).

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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Pantograph (transport)

A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.

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Pneumatics

Pneumatics (From Greek: πνεύμα) is a branch of engineering that makes use of gas or pressurized air.

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President of India

The President of the Republic of India is the head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.

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Pulled tail

Pulled tail is the colloquialism referring to the act of a guard or conductor of a railway to apply the emergency brakes when something unexpected has been noticed.

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Railway air brake

A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.

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Regulation of Railways Act 1889

The Regulation of Railways Act 1889 (52 & 53 Vict c 57) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn

The Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn forms the backbone of the urban rail transport network of the Rhine Neckar Area, including the cities of Mannheim, Heidelberg and Ludwigshafen.

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Rolling stock

The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.

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S-train

The S-train is a type of hybrid urban-suburban rail serving a metropolitan region.

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Third rail

A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.

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Track brake

Track brakes are a form of brakes unique to railborne vehicles.

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Tunnel

A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vacuum brake

The vacuum brake is a braking system employed on trains and introduced in the mid-1860s.

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Wheel slide protection

Wheel slide protection and wheel slip protection are railway terms used to describe automatic systems used to detect and prevent wheel-slide during braking or wheel-slip during acceleration.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergency_brake_(train)

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