Re: [SystemSafety] Spanish train crash

From: Bernd Sieker < >
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:52:15 +0200


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On 27.07.2013 09:37, Peter Bernard Ladkin wrote:
> Folks,
>
> [...]
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> I also wonder about the general design of a track which is
> "transitioning" from high-speed track with ERTMS control. If you
> are designing-in an 80kph curve and you have high-speed
> continuous-control transitioning to low speed and ATP, wouldn't you
> put a balise and automatic emergency brake activation at a suitable
> point before the curve? After all, it was 2011 and everyone in rail
> knows about Waterfall

A similar view seems to be shared by "[s]everal Spanish rail experts", as reported by the guardian:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/26/spain-train-crash-driver-garzon (first paragraph.)

>
> [...]
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> PBL
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