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Title:
TRACTION AND BRAKING CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A RAILWAY TRAIN SET
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/060858
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
Traction and braking control system for a train set (T) comprising a master locomotive (ML), at least one slave locomotive (SL) and a plurality of carriages (C), in which each of the locomotives (ML, SL) includes traction apparatus (1) and braking apparatus (2) associated with respective manually actuated control devices (3; 4) and a respective electronic control unit (ECUM; ECUS). The system is characterized that the control unit (ECUM) in the master locomotive (ML) is designed to check the consistency of the commands given by the driver using at least one operational device and to provide the driver with instructions on how to operate said control devices (3; 4) to achieve said operational objective; generate traction and/or braking control signals as a function of the stored data, and send said control signals to the control unit (ECUS) of the slave locomotive (SL).

Inventors:
TIONE, Roberto (Via Garibaldi 4, Lauriano, I-10020, IT)
GRASSO, Angelo (Via Saracco 36, Canelli, I-14053, IT)
Application Number:
IB2016/056004
Publication Date:
August 17, 2017
Filing Date:
October 07, 2016
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Assignee:
FAIVELEY TRANSPORT ITALIA S.P.A. (Via Volvera 51, Piossasco, I-10045, IT)
International Classes:
B60T13/66; B60T17/22
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
QUINTERNO, Giuseppe et al. (Corso Emilia 8, Torino, I-10152, IT)
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