RZD to Design and Implement Own ITCS Technology
OAO RZD is to implement a new interlocking train control system (ITCS) in Russia, the RZD-Partner quotes Andrey Yorzh, Chief Engineer of the Signaling Dept. with Central Infrastructure Directorate. The system will be designed in cooperation with NIIAS.
The intelligent ITCS system is to be based on “light-free” technologies. The system is to be operated on a radio channel.
The Russian ITCS is to be used on heavy traffic lines; in particular, at Moscow - St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg - Buslovskaya lines.