UIC projects

TRAINBUS

Train Bus Applications and Homologation

Project code: 2015/RSF/405

Project director: Marc ANTONI

Project manager: Gianfranco CAU

Contact: Gianfranco CAU

[Version 17.11.2014] In accordance with the UIC/IEC Cooperation Agreement signed on the 11th June 2014, this activity is part of the common UIC/IEC work programme. In case this project is not done the UIC Leaflet 556 and all the related application Leaflets (see below) will no more reflect the new technologies described in the new edition of the IEC 61375 (acknowledged by the National Standard Bodies). Results to be obtained with this project: 1. compliance with new ERA specifications 2. UIC portable interoperable hardware and software train application testing facilities available for the members 3. train operating processes will become more flexible because of increased and differentiated remote control possibilities 4. the work of the Operating Train Staff will be made easier 5. the safety of passenger traffic will increase 6. additional functionalities will be made available in passenger traffic as, for example: - Automatic brake testing - Comprehensive information and service for the passengers - General use of diagnostic techniques in the vehicles & energy saving

Keywords: Technology, Asia, Europe