Railway Traffic Control

Academic Degree:
Study Programme:
Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications (B 3710)
Form of Study:
full-time study
Number of Hours:
3 + 3 hours per week - in full-time study
Type of Course:
Semester | Language | Field:
czech ITS Intelligent Transport Systems - 3711R004
Course Completion:
credit, exam
Course Tutor:
roh  Lectures:
doc. Ing. Martin Leso, Ph.D.
roh  Training Course:
doc. Ing. Martin Leso, Ph.D.
Supervising Department:
Department of Transport Telematics (16120)
railway interlocking systems; station interlocking equipment; line signaling devices; level crossing safety equipment; train protection systems; ETCS; power systems; security technology in public transport; CBTC
Introduction to railway signaling and transport, legislation and standards, principles of security and safety equipment category, basic structural elements, power supplies and power electronics, train protection systems, ETCS. Interoperability and security technology in the world, security technology in public transport, CBTC systems.
Students know the basic elements and principles of control and security of railway operations. Characterize the properties of rail traffic and have an idea of the infrastructure and train protection. They have the necessary skills for rail traffic control, including practical service of the equipment. Students know the power and electrical systems.