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8998147 Train control system with pulse-code-modulated cab signaling  
A train control system with pulse code-modulated cab signaling, especially for defining traveling speeds, includes a code generator acting upon a signal generator in dependence on a direction of...
8967553 Train operation control system  
In accordance with a predetermined segment definition rule based on a point-switch protection section, a point switch control direction, and a train advancing direction, a plurality of segments...
8942869 Method and apparatus for positioning a rail vehicle or rail vehicle consist  
A tower control system, under an indexing mode of operation, receives a first signal from rail yard equipment. In response to the first signal, the tower control system establishes a positioning...
8924048 Graduated vehicle braking  
A method for automatically controlling braking of a powered system or consist includes automatically applying a first degree of braking to a consist during a first time period when a powered unit...
8892276 Model train control system  
A model train control system providing a more realistic modeling of the movement, sound, smoke, and lighting effects of a model train is disclosed. A number of dynamic inputs are used to control...
8774990 Method for demanding safety reactions for a rail vehicle  
A method for demanding safety reactions for a rail vehicle having a plurality of appliances each able to demand a safety reaction when required, namely a braking process or a traction inhibit or...
8548654 Signaling system  
A message that contains train on-track information and reservation information of a train detection section and direction information and reservation information of a switch is circulated among a...
8532842 System and method for remotely controlling rail vehicles  
Systems and methods for remotely controlling a rail vehicle are provided. In one embodiment, a remote operator control system includes a communication link to send and receive rail vehicle...
8481173 Organometallic complex and organic electroluminescence device using the same  
Provided are an organometallic complex providing highly efficient phosphorescence and an organic electroluminescence device using the organometallic complex represented by Formula 1: MLmL′n where...
8380361 System, method, and computer readable memory medium for remotely controlling the movement of a series of connected vehicles  
A remote control system for controlling movement of a train comprises one or more sensors positioned relative to a railroad track for detecting the presence of a lead railcar on the track being...
8366509 Method for operating a digital control system for a plurality of objects to be controlled  
The control of a plurality of toy vehicles (10, 12) using a plurality of operating devices (14, 15) is effected in such a manner that the speed of the toy vehicles (10, 12) is controlled by means...
8333349 Method and apparatus for supplying a track circuit  
An apparatus for supplying a track circuit in a railway line provided with a plurality of track circuits adjacent to one another and electrically insulated from one another. Said circuit comprises...
8262034 Control, sound, and operating system for model trains  
A model train system including a track interface unit for bi-directional communication with one or more trains; and a communication circuit installed in the one or more trains that communicates...
7731129 Methods and systems for variable rate communication timeout  
Methods and systems for communicating with a vehicle are provided. The method includes providing a plurality of wayside control units controlling an area along a guideway to be traveled by the...
7513463 Rail-guided transport system  
The invention relates to a rail-guided system for transporting persons and material in underground mining and tunnel construction. The rail-guided transport system comprises a railroad network and...
7437642 Model train command protocol using front and back error bytes  
A model train command protocol using front and back error bytes is disclosed. The front error byte is used to encode the data so that it is securely transmitted. The back error byte checks for...
7359770 Control system for operating long vehicles  
The present invention is directed to a system and method for optimizing the dynamics and energy usage of long vehicles such as freight trains by determining their operating conditions and...
7210656 Control, sound, and operating system for model trains  
A model train operating, sound and control system that provides a user with increased operating realism. A novel remote control communication capability between the user and the model trains. This...
7201350 Signaling safety system  
A signaling safety system includes transmitter-receiver units for ground-train communication by radio in regular safety operation mode, using a base station and an antenna. The position of each...
6928342 Method and apparatus implementing a communication protocol for use in a control system  
A remote control unit for controlling a locomotive by transmitting signals to a remote receiver mounted onboard the locomotive is provided. The remote control unit includes an input for receiving...
6696805 Software-driven motor and solenoid controller  
An apparatus and method for controlling electrical devices such as electric trains using a computer is disclosed. The invention utilizes standard ports that appear on most computers, and works...
6371416 Portable beacons  
A beacon system for determining its position and transmitting its location to trains on the track. The length of the zone and any operational restrictions can also be transmitted. The location of...
6135396 System and method for automatic train operation  
A system and method for dynamically controlling the operation of a plurality of unmanned freight trains operating over a predetermined track layout. The method includes generating a movement plan...
6112142 Positive signal comparator and method  
A signal comparator receives switch-created signals from two stations manned by an engineer and a trainman in a locomotive and compares the signals for a match. The signals are an implementation...
6029103 Method of checking train-announcement data sets via a composition of a vehicle  
At least one individual car that can be identified individually is contained in the consist. The configuration of an actually observed consist is determined and checked to see whether it matches...
5952797 Model vehicle, particularly model railway vehicle  
A model vehicle such as a model railway vehicle includes a control and evaluation device located in the model vehicle, and a plurality of drive devices such as electric motors for moving the...
5936517 System to minimize the distance between trains  
Each train detects its location, velocity, and the time it will spend to pass the next bifurcation, joint, and intersection, respectively, and sends the information periodically to the trains that...
5886619 Communication method in movable body operating system  
In an operating system for a movable body that runs on a guide rail, a communication method is described that establishes communications between the movable body and an operation control unit for...
5803411 Method and apparatus for initializing an automated train control system  
A vehicle initialization system for a control system that includes a vehicle, such as a train that is to be initialized, a vehicle track, a first reader, an onboard computer and a tachometer. The...
5749547 Control of model vehicles on a track  
A controller for model trains on a train track is provided. The controller causes direct current control signals to be superimposed on alternating current power signals to control effects and...
5651517 Automatic train serialization utilizing comparison between a measured parameter and a synchronization signal  
A method of serialization including providing a parameter which varies along the length of the train and transmitting a synchronization signal along the length of the train to the local nodes at...
5487516 Train control system  
A train control system includes an equipment for issuing, to a train under control based on a predetermined train schedule, an operational target to be attained in terms of the aimed position,...
5459663 Cab signal apparatus and method  
An apparatus and method for supplying cab signal to a rail vehicle on a section of track composed of sequentially adjacent railway track circuit blocks. Respective receivers of each track circuit...
5441223 Model train controller using electromagnetic field between track and ground  
A controller for model trains on a train track is provided. The controller transmits control signals between a rail of the track and earth ground, generating an electromagnetic field which extends...
5251856 Model train controller for reversing unit  
A control circuit which will momentarily apply a pulse of power to the E-Unit solenoid in response to the momentary interruption of power by the transformer or another control signal. The E-Unit...
4317219 Mobile radio system  
A radio system for communications transmission between transmitting/receiving stations moving along prescribed routes and stationary transmitting/receiving stations arranged along these routes at...
4034942 Method of leading a rail vehicle by means of a control center from an automatically controlled area to an area of individual control  
The present invention relates to an automated railway system and to a method of leading a vehicle by means of a control center from an automatically controlled area to an area of individual...
3964702 Anti-collision safety device for a passenger transport system on tracks  
An anti-collision safety control for vehicles travelling on tracks; the control comprises two safety loops per vehicle, linked to two common loops in a central control station. Each vehicle loop...
3810099 MEANS FOR PROVIDING A VEHICLE CONTROL SIGNAL CONTAINING DIRECTION AND SPEED INFORMATION  
A vehicle control system, such as a rubber tired system in which a speed and direction signal is transmitted to a vehicle operational in the system. The speed and direction signal is binary coded...
3626373 RATE CODE DECODING SYSTEM HAVING HIGH- AND LOW-PASS FILTERS  
A decoding system has been provided for issuing a control signal in response to an input of one of a plurality of selected code rates. The improvement includes high-pass filtering means for each...
3480773 ROUTE SWITCHING SYSTEMS  
3413930 Railroad retarder control systems  
3307031 Automatic switching system  
3260842 Remote control system for railway vehicles  
3251991 Control system for railway car retarders  
3244874 Railway car classification yard apparatus  
3225190 Information handling system  
3218452 Railway track switch control system  
3218456 Control system for trains  
3132710 Vehicle ground guidance system  
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