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US20140114508 Automatic Wireless Network Synchronization of a Physically Connected Locomotive Consist  
A system and method for automatically establishing a wireless network between multiple units in a locomotive consist. A leading locomotive may transmit through the MU cable a ping signal to a...
US20130238176 CONTROL DEVICE FOR ELECTRIC ROLLING STOCK  
In order to minimize a calculation load and surely obtain a maximum adhesion torque, estimated adhesion torques are always stored, an maximum value is obtained from the stored plural estimated...
US20080189000 Detectable anti-collision automatic braking device for transportation  
Detectable anti-collision automatic braking device for stopping traffic accident is invented installing for/in engine/motor-vehicles, automobiles, cars, trucks, buses, vans, trains, high speed...
US20150210168 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A LOCOMOTIVE CONSIST  
A locomotive assembly including a legacy locomotive controller and an intercept locomotive controller and a method of controlling a locomotive are disclosed. The locomotive assembly includes a...
US20120290157 CONTROL OF THROTTLE AND BRAKING ACTIONS AT INDIVIDUAL DISTRIBUTED POWER LOCOMOTIVES IN A RAILROAD TRAIN  
A method for controlling first and second locomotives of a railroad train, the first and the second locomotives separated by at least one railcar. The method comprises determining a location of...
US20120259488 CONTROL OF THROTTLE AND BRAKING ACTIONS AT INDIVIDUAL DISTRIBUTED POWER LOCOMOTIVES IN A RAILROAD TRAIN  
A method for controlling first and second locomotives of a railroad, train, the first and the second locomotives separated by at least one railcar. The method comprises determining a location of...
US20100319565 SMART MASS TRANSIT RAIL SYSTEM  
An overhead mass transportation system for cities and urban areas may be particularly suitable for environmentally acceptable, or “green”, systems because it can be used to produce power by an...
US20130311014 TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM  
A train control system, in particular to a train control system for a train consist using a Distributed Power (DP) technology. This technology refers to the placement and operation of one or more...
US20100262321 System, Method and Computer Software Code for Optimizing Train Operations Considering Rail Car Parameters  
A method for improving train performance, the method including determining a rail car parameter for at least one rail car to be included in a train, and creating a train trip plan based on the...
US20130166114 Worker Protection Method  
The present invention relates to a portable computational device for protecting at least one worker. The device is configured to send a protection request for allocation of a protection zone for...
US20130332012 Empty-Load Device Feedback Arrangement  
An empty-load device feedback arrangement for a train with the railcar having an air brake arrangement with an one air-operable braking assembly, the arrangement including: an empty-load device...
US20090210106 LOCOMOTIVE AIR/VACUUM CONTROL SYSTEM  
The present locomotive brake control system includes a vacuum relay valve responsive to air brake apply and release signals on the air brake pipe to provide vacuum brake apply and release signals...
US20150088345 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING A QUALITY VALUE OF A LOCATION ESTIMATION OF EQUIPMENT  
A system is provided for determining a quality of a location estimation of a powered system at a location. The system includes a first sensor configured to measure a first parameter of the powered...
US20130006452 TRAIN SPEED CONTROL APPARATUS AND TRAIN SPEED CONTROL METHOD  
To stop a train at a desired target stop position without outputting excessive brake by outputting an appropriate braking instruction in accordance with a running condition of the train. An...
US20140371959 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING EFFECTIVENESS OF A FRICTION MODIFIER ALONG A ROUTE SEGMENT  
A method including obtaining creep measurements and tractive/braking measurements from at least one vehicle system at different locations along a route segment while the at least one vehicle...
US20110118914 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INDEPENDENT CONTROL OF VEHICLE  
Methods and systems are provided for controlling movement of a train including a plurality of locomotives along a route. In one example, the method comprises, generating a first plan profile, the...
US20110118899 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INDEPENDENT CONTROL OF VEHICLE  
Methods and systems are provided for controlling movement of a train including a plurality of locomotives along a route. In one example, the method comprises, generating a first plan profile, the...
US20140163785 Apparatus for controlling railcar and methods for detecting synchronous slide/slip  
A railcar control apparatus comprises a synchronous slide/slip detector which determines that the axles are synchronously sliding/slipping if an absolute value of axle's speed difference is less...
US20090069961 CHANGE OVER VALVE FOR A TRANSITION SYSTEM  
The present interface system includes a controller monitoring pressure on a locomotive brake pipe port, controlling pressure on a train brake pipe port in response to the pressure on a locomotive...
US20140288734 DISTRIBUTED TRAIN INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM  
A system and method which may include on each locomotive a propulsion system and a braking system, a transceiver for communication between the locomotives, and sensors for sensing operational...
US20070142984 Protection against exceeding the braking capability of remote controlled locomotives  
A method for controlling a remote controlled locomotive that is part of a train to insure effective braking, the method including calculating an estimated total energy of a train, calculating a...
US20130338860 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN ANTISKID-REGULATED FRICTION BRAKE SYSTEM OF A RAIL VEHICLE  
A method for controlling an emergency brake device of a rail vehicle or rail vehicle train consisting of several rail vehicles having axles braked by friction brakes, wherein an emergency braking...
US20150051761 LOCATOR LOOP CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
A locator loop control system includes a guideway configured to define a travel path of a vehicle. The locator loop control system further includes a locator loop located along the guideway, the...
US20100241296 System and Method for Controlling Braking of a Train  
A method of controlling braking of a train that includes obtaining in an on-board computer of the train a brake propagation delay time (Td), a brake build-up time (T) and a maximum brake rate...
US20100023190 TRIP OPTIMIZER METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE CODE FOR OPERATING A RAILROAD TRAIN TO MINIMIZE WHEEL AND TRACK WEAR  
A system for controlling a railroad train over a segment of track. The system comprises a first element for determining a location of the train on the segment of track; a second element for...
US20080154451 Method of Controlling a Rail Transport System for Conveying Bulk Materials  
A train is driven by drive stations positioned along a track for frictionally contacting side plates on the train. The drive speed is controlled in response to sensors located at each drive...
US20090254233 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING VEHICLE OPERATION INCORPORATING QUICK CLEARING FUNCTION  
A method for operating a train includes: (a) using a processor carried by the train, creating a trip profile which is computed at so as to substantially optimize an operating parameter of the...
US20150088344 SIMULATED ISOLATION OF LOCOMOTIVES  
A method of controlling one or more locomotives in a consist includes receiving a command and control signal at a controller associated with one of the one or more locomotives, the command and...
US20100043667 MAGNETIC LEVITATION RAILWAY AND METHOD FOR ITS OPERATION  
A method is described for operation of a magnetic levitation railway which contains vehicles with a plurality of supporting magnets (20a . . . 20j) and supporting runners (26) associated with...
US20140365049 INDEPENDENT THROTTLE OPTIMIZATION IN LOCOMOTIVE CONSIST SYSTEMS  
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for reducing the total cost of fuel consumed by a locomotives, particularly a locomotive consist including dual fuel locomotives. The systems...
US20120221181 Block module for model train layout control  
A Block Module for controlling a model railroad layout, the layout being subdivided into a plurality of block districts with each block district represented by one or more of the Block Modules, is...
US20130151041 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OPERATING A LOCOMOTIVE  
A method for operating a locomotive is provided. The method includes coupling a processor within the locomotive to monitor at least one of an operating parameter and an equipment operation. The...
US20070061056 Bypass switch for an ethernet-type network  
A bypass switch for an Ethernet-type network, the Ethernet-type network including a plurality of Ethernet devices connected to a common communication channel. The bypass switch is associated with...
US20140180510 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TIMETABLE OPTIMIZATION UTILIZING ENERGY CONSUMPTION FACTORS  
Systems and methods for synchronizing two or more vehicles operating on an electric transportation line to optimize energy consumption. A controller is provided having a computer memory component...
US20080202376 Altitude Compensation System for Naturally Aspirated Railroad Locomotive  
A railroad locomotive includes a naturally aspirated reciprocating internal combustion engine driving a traction generator. A speed control system and load regulator provide an output signal which...
US20070173990 Traction control for remotely controlled locomotive  
A method for automatically controlling a traction condition of a locomotive (16) configurable for operation by remote control includes establishing a communication link (18) between an operator...
US20140222259 SPEED PROFILE CREATION DEVICE AND AUTOMATIC TRAIN OPERATION APPARATUS  
A speed profile creation device includes: a traveling simulator that creates, from a traveling instruction, a speed profile of allowing the train to travel through a traveling section together...
US20100152934 REMOTE CONTROL BRAKE SYSTEM AND MANIFOLD  
A locomotive brake system includes a plurality of electronic air brake controllers for controlling at least a train brake pipe and a locomotive brake pipe interconnected by a communication...
US20130297199 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING A VEHICLE ROUTE USING A ROUTE NETWORK DATABASE  
A system and method for predicting a route to be authorized by a dispatcher for a vehicle to travel on a route network comprises a computer system that has a database having stored data relative...
US20140088802 RAILWAY TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM HAVING MULTIPURPOSE DISPLAY  
A railway train control system having a multi-purpose display is disclosed. The railway train control system includes a human-machine interface having a first display and a second, display. The...
US20130325225 VITAL SPEED PROFILE TO CONTROL A TRAIN MOVING ALONG A TRACK  
A speed profile for an entire train trip includes a maximum allowable speed at each point of the entire trip, taking into account the ability of the train to comply with speed reductions...
US20100332058 VITAL SPEED PROFILE TO CONTROL A TRAIN MOVING ALONG A TRACK  
A speed profile for an entire train trip includes a maximum allowable speed at each point of the entire trip, taking into account the ability of the train to comply with speed reductions...
US20080000381 RAIL CAR BRAKING REGENERATION AND PROPULSION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A braking regeneration and propulsion system for a passive rail car including an axle with wheels includes a gear box to be operatively coupled to the axle; a motor/generator operatively coupled...
US20050137761 Two-axis accelerometer used for train speed measurement and system using the same  
The present invention is a two-axis accelerometer, and a system in which the accelerometer is incorporated, to measure the acceleration/deceleration of train, while independently dynamically...
US20090072096 Control System for Train Marshalling in Gravity Hump Yards  
The invention relates to a method for controlling train formation in marshalling yards. The control method according to the invention optimises the performance of a marshalling yard by a learning...
US20080154452 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING A VEHICLE ROUTE USING A ROUTE NETWORK DATABASE  
A system and method for predicting a route to be authorized by a dispatcher for a vehicle to travel on a route network comprises a computer system that has a database having stored data relative...
US20100139519 SYSTEM OF AUTOMATIC TRANSPORT OF GOODS, BY MEANS OF ELECTRIC PLATFORMS ON MONORAIL, WITH SIDE STABILIZER  
System of automatic transport of goods, by means of electric platforms on monorail, with side stabilizer, whereof the platforms have a horizontal side stabilizer with corresponding power point, so...
US20100235022 CONTROL OF THROTTLE AND BRAKING ACTIONS AT INDIVIDUAL DISTRIBUTED POWER LOCOMOTIVES IN A RAILROAD TRAIN  
A method for controlling first (14/12A) and second (12B) locomotives of a railroad train (8), the first (14/12A) and the second (12B) locomotives separated by at least one railcar (20). The method...
US20090326747 Method And System For The Activation Of A Freewheeling Axle In Order To Maintain A Braking Force  
In a brake system for a train, which has a plurality of axles, at least one freewheeling axle is activated for determining the position of the train and the remaining axles are activated as...
US20120310453 METHOD AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE CODE FOR UNCOUPLING POWER CONTROL OF A DISTRIBUTED POWERED SYSTEM FROM COUPLED POWER SETTINGS  
A method for powering a powered system having a first power generating unit where power settings for the first power generating unit are decoupled from power settings for a second power generating...

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