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Title:
TRACK TRANSPORT SYSTEM AND TRACK TRANSPORT SYSTEM OPERATING METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/021518
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Obstacle detection is an issue in improving the safety and operability of a track transport system in which a transport car travels on a track, since evasive steering is not possible should an obstacle be present on the track. To address this problem, the present invention is characterized by comprising a transport car for transporting passengers, an obstacle detection car which precedes the transport car and has a sensor for detecting an obstacle on the track, and a communication means for connecting the transport car and obstacle detection car so as to enable communication therebetween, and in that the transport car decelerates upon receiving an obstacle detection signal from the sensor.

Inventors:
ODA, Atsushi (6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 80, 〒1008280, JP)
KATSUTA, Keiichi (6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 80, 〒1008280, JP)
NISHINO, Takayoshi (6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 80, 〒1008280, JP)
YOKOTA, Masataka (6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 80, 〒1008280, JP)
TSUTSUMI, Yuhi (6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 80, 〒1008280, JP)
Application Number:
JP2018/007675
Publication Date:
January 31, 2019
Filing Date:
March 01, 2018
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Assignee:
HITACHI, LTD. (6-6 Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, 80, 〒1008280, JP)
International Classes:
B61L23/00; B61L23/34
Foreign References:
JPH08130801A1996-05-21
JPH05338538A1993-12-21
JPH0710003A1995-01-13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PATENT CORPORATE BODY DAI-ICHI KOKUSAI TOKKYO JIMUSHO (5-12, Iwamotocho 3-chome Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 32, 〒1010032, JP)
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