Conference Papers

S. Arrizabalaga, J. Mendizabal, S. Pinte, J.M. Sánchez, J.M. González, J. Bauer, M. Themistokleous, D. Lowe. Development of an advanced testing System and Smart Train Positioning System for ETCS applications. TRA2014 5th  Conference. 14th-17th April. Paris

* Abstract

This paper deals with the two research lines being handled in EATS project (FP7-TRANSPORT-314219). On one hand it aims at providing an advance in the ETCS standard interpretation and testing, in order to reduce the time and effort in the verification and certification process using an on-board ERTMS Golden Reference Model, fault injection in interfaces, dynamic behaviour emulators of the wireless interfaces and integration of existing onsite testing solutions with ETCS laboratory. On the other hand, it deals with accurate and reliable determination of train position and integrity by means the definition of a new Smart Train Positioning System (STPS), including multiconstellation GNSS, alternative sources for positioning as UMTS and GSM-R, optimized grid of directional antennas to reduce the effect of multipath fading and determine the signal’s angle of arrival for GSM-R and Multiple receiver network.

ETCS; ERTMS; GNSS; GSM-R; laboratory testing; positioning; fault injection; smart antennas






Project acronym

Project title
 ETCS Advanced Testing and Smart Train Positioning System

Project reference

Project coordinator
CEIT (Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Técnicas)

Start date: 01/10/2012
End date: 31/03/2016

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