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D2.1 Report including the GRM description for ETCS level 1, 2 & 3

This deliverable is the result of Task T2.1 “Definition of requirements of the on-board ERTMS system for ETCS level 1, 2, 3 (on-board ERTMS Golden Reference Model implementation)”, which is part of the work package 2 (WP2) “Requirements and architecture definition of the test setup for the on-board ERTMS/ETCS level 1, 2 & 3”. This task aimed at developing a model of the ETCS on-board unit in order to simulate the behavior of the system for ETCS level 0, 1, 2, 3. This document describes the architecture of the model of the ETCS on-board unit and the different parts of the model, such as ODO and JRU interfaces, Euroradio, BTM, LTM and STPS models, DMI and the kernel. Moreover, it explains the integration of all the blocks by means of the EATS kernel, that allows the interface between the different parts of the model and the kernel. Two different kernels have been integrated: ERSA EVC simulator baseline 2 and ERTMS Formal Specs EVC Simulator baseline 3.

D2.2 Report with dynamic behaviour for the ETCS wireless communications

This deliverable is the result of Task T2.2 “Air gap communication requirements”, which is part of the work package 2 (WP2) “Requirements and architecture definition of the test setup for the on-board ERTMS/ETCS level 1, 2 & 3”. This task aimed at defining the interferences, noise and/or channel models of the wireless links of the ETCS on-board unit. This document provides the information collected related to BTM, LTM and STPS including GNSS and WCT. Additionally, the models to be employed during the project are selected.

D2.3 Report including the safety requirements

This deliverable is the result of Task 2.3 “Definition of the requirements of the test setup for the safety assessment of the on-board ERTMS for ETCS level 1, 2 & 3”which is part of the work package 2 (WP2) “Requirements and architecture definition of the test setup for the on-board ERTMS/ETCS level 1, 2 & 3”. This task aimed at identifying the safety requirements of the on-board ERTMS system and the required test cases based in Fault-Injection-Techniques (FIT) to be validated by EATS laboratory. Additionally, the deliverable defines the on-board reference test facility and the EATS reference model safety behaviour. Finally, an analysis of the BTM interface with the aim of establishing the working procedure is shown. All these will lead to the requirements definition of the Saboteurs to be defined in WP4.

D2.4 Report including requirements for the laboratory blocks

This deliverable is the result of Task 2.4 “Definition of the architecture of the test setup for the on-board ERTMS/ETCS level 1, 2 & 3 verification and safety assessment”, which is part of the work package 2 (WP2) “Requirements and architecture definition of the test setup for the on-board ERTMS/ETCS level 1, 2 & 3”. This task aimed at defining and implementing the EATS Laboratory and its integration with the ETCS on-board unit model to be tested. The ETCS on-board equipment shall be tested by using the result of the definition, implementation and integration process. The document included the description of the architecture of the EATS Laboratory and how it was implemented in order to achieve compatibility with the model of the ETCS on-board unit. It also describes the different parts of the laboratory into more detail such as the EATS events feeder, which provides the laboratory modules with EATS events; the juridical recording unit downloader; the different signal generators (Eurobalise, Euroloop); and the laboratory controller. Moreover, how the laboratory is controlled, the configuration process as well as the process of validation employing the EATS Laboratory are also explained. Finally, the validation of the EATS laboratory and its integration with the ETCS on-board unit are shown

D3.1 Report with the requirements for STPS, including STPS interfaces, required performance and req.

This deliverable is the result of Task T3.1 “Definition of the functional requirements for ETCS level 3 (ETCS, On-board equipment, and performance)”, which is part of the work package 3 (WP3) “Smart Train Positioning System (STPS) requirements, architecture and test requirements definition”. This task aimed at defining the functional requirements for the Smart Train Positioning System (STPS). The STPS will provide the EVC kernel with train positioning and integrity information and will be based on GNSS and WCT as sources for positioning. The document includes a list of strengths and weakness of ETCS L3, and describes the main objectives and functions of the STPS system, the process followed to obtain the STPS requirements and includes the list of requirements. Moreover, it describes different parts of the STPS such as STPS ETCS kernel interface FFFIS, STPS internal interfaces (FIS) between the STPS Core and the GNSS receivers, STPS internal interfaces (FIS) between the STPS Core and the WCT receivers. Additionally, the document include the definition of the functional and performance requirements of the GNSS receivers, split into GNSS receivers performance, antennas and front-ends; the functional and performance requirements of the WCT receivers, split into GSM-R receivers performance, antennas, front-ends and smart antennas and beam-forming techniques. Finally the annexes of the document describe the requirements of STPS, the definition of the packets and variables of the STPS and the State of the Art of GNSS receivers, WCT receivers, alternatives in positioning techniques and train integrity monitoring systems.

  D3.2 Report with the RAMS requirements of STPS and its constituents

This deliverable is the result of Task T3.2 “Definition of the STPS RAMS requirements”, which is part of the work package 3 (WP3) “Smart Train Positioning System (STPS) requirements, architecture and test requirements definition”. This task aimed at the definition of the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) requirements for the Smart Train Positioning System (STPS). This document summarises the initial findings related to existing ETCS RAMS objectives, RAMS and EATS Safety Case, GNSS risks in Railway applications, existing RAMS requirements for GNSS and WCT. In particular, RAMS requirements for the STPS-core, for the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers and for the Wireless Communication Technology (WCT) receivers are considered.

D3.3&D3.4 Report on the definition of the architecture alternatives for STPS and Report with the selected architecture and RAMS verification

This deliverable is the result of Task T3.3 “Identification and modelling of the STPS architecture alternatives compliant with ETCS level 3”, and T3.4 “Selection of the STPS architecture and verification of the RAMS requirements regarding ETCS level 3”, which are part of the work package 3 (WP3) “Smart Train Positioning System (STPS) requirements, architecture and test requirements definition”. These tasks aimed at defining the STPS architecture to be installed on the train regarding the antenna configuration and selection of the best architecture. For that purpose, different alternative architectures are defined and studied by means of modelling the architecture alternatives within a simulation platform. The different architectures include among other parameters, the number of GNSS and WCT receivers and their location on the train. The document includes the description of the positioning strategy and methods to be employed at STPS level with the aim of developing the simulation platform; the definition of the simulation platform that will support the STPS architecture selection; and the list of the possible architectures of the STPS according to the combination of architectures. Moreover, the results of the simulations carried out are analysed, and the selection of the optimum architecture from the functional point of view is done.

D3.5 Report with the validation plan, validation scenarios for STPS, test procedure and expected results

This deliverable is the result of Task T3.5 “Definition of the test requirements for STPS”, which is part of the work package 3 (WP3) “Smart Train Positioning System (STPS) requirements, architecture and test requirements definition”. This task aimed at defining the test requirements for the Smart Train Positioning System (STPS) validation, including a complete description of the simulation tools and scenarios part of the laboratory test setup for the STPS. Therefore, it also deals with offering test tools for improved laboratory validation process of ETCS subsystems. The document includes a brief review of the requirements for STPS, and the high-level requirements of the STPS simulator. Additionally, the implementation of the simulator and the type of simulations to be carried out to validate the STPS requirements is explained in order to define the STPS validation strategy. This covers the description of the two main parts of the STPS simulator, Multi-GNSS part and WCT part

D3.6 Report with the regulatory and certification req., public information

  This deliverable is the result of Task T3.6 “Definition of the ETCS level 3 and GNSS regulatory and certification requirements”, which is part of the work package 3 (WP3) “Smart Train Positioning System (STPS) requirements, architecture and test requirements definition”. This task aimed at identifying the regulatory and certification requirements related to ETCS Level 3 and the use GNSS in the railway sector. This document starts by summarising a number of general concepts that are included in the standardization process along with the associated legal framework of the railway sector regulations and standards. Additionally, an overview of the main regulatory bodies and stakeholders as well as their responsibilities is included. Furthermore, the aviation certification process for EGNOS and UIC efforts for GALILEO certification are described. After that, a possible contribution for the certification and standardization of GNSS in the railway sector are presented. Then, the strategy for standardizing the STPS proposed by EATS is discussed including the FFFIS for STPS on one hand and the on the other the test specification for STPS FFFIS. Finally, the conclusions are summarised and EATS project recommendations defined along the text listed.

D4.1 Report with the definition of Wireless Communication Emulators (signals and equipment)

This deliverable is the result of Task 4.1 “Implementation and verification of the Wireless Communication Emulators (WCE)”, which is part of the work package 4 (WP4) “Design, implementation and verification of testing tools”. This task aimed at the implementation and verification of the Wireless Communication Emulators (WCE). The WCE reproduce the potential interferers that can be found in the air gap of BTM, LTM and STPS wireless communication channel. The identification of the potential interferers/noise and channel models to be included in the emulators is already described in D2.2. This document includes information collected related to WCE for BTM, LTM and STPS including GNSS and WCT.

D4.2 Report with the definition of the testing tools for STPS

This deliverable is the result of Task 4.2 “Implementation and verification of the saboteurs”, which is part of the work package 4 (WP4) “Design, implementation and verification of testing tools”. This task aimed at the implementation and verification of the saboteurs. The saboteurs are responsible for testing the safety requirements of the on-board ERTMS system by means of Fault-Injection-Techniques (FIT). The faults to be injected are defined in D2.3 and completed in this document. This document includes the identification of the list of faults to be injected following the procedure defined in T2.3; and the identification of the available interfaces of the on-board ETCS equipment. It also shows the correspondence between the identified faults and the saboteur to be used, and lists the HW and SW requirements. Moreover, it describes the saboteurs: the interface saboteurs: BTM-INT, LTM-INT, ODO-INT, TIU-INT, DMI-INT, JRU-INT; and the physical level saboteurs: BTM and LTM. Finally, it the faulty scenario where the saboteurs are employed and its strategy is explained.

D4.3&D5.3 Report with the definition of the testing tools for STPS and report with the STPS-Kernel interface

This deliverable is the result of Task 4.3 “Implementation and verification of the testing tools for STPS” which is part of the work package 4 (WP4) “Design, implementation and verification of testing tools” and T5.3 “Integration of the STPS within the on-board ERTMS for ETCS level 3”, which is part of work package 5 (WP5) “Design and implementation of the STPS for ETCS level 3”. These tasks aimed at defining the STPS integration into the ETCS on-board unit model and the EATS laboratory including the STPS RAMS requirements identification. This document starts by defining the STPS integration into the ETCS on-board unit model. This includes the STPS model and the EVC-kernel operation with STPS information. Additionally, the operation of the EATS laboratory with STPS is described. This includes the STPS input generator, the interoperability with the Control and Events Feeder modules of the EATS laboratory and the interconnection with the EATS laboratory Communicator module. After that, RAMS requirements regarding the STPS operation are defined by means of HAZOPS analysis and updated ETCS on-board equipment FTAs.

D5.1 Report describing the positioning algorithms for GNSS and Wireless Comm. Technologies

This deliverable is the result of Task T5.1 “STPS algorithms design, implementation and verification”, which is part of the work package 5 (WP5) “STPS algorithms design, implementation and verification”. This task aimed at designing, implementing and verifying the positioning modules of the Smart Train Positioning System (STPS). This system combines GNSS with the positioning capabilities of other wireless systems. The STPS modules covered by this report are the GNSS Positioning, WCT (GSM-R and UMTS) Positioning and the Integrated GNSS-WCT Positioning, which are STPS Hybrid Algorithm (for each coach of a train) and STPS Core Data Fusion (combination of individual coach hybrid solutions). The document includes an overview of the STPS architecture and how the modules being designed and implemented within this report relate to each other and a: a state-of-the-art review of GNSS positioning technology and GSM-R and UMTS positioning technology. After that, the options for forming a hybrid positioning solution that takes advantage of the merits of the different technologies, before defining a final choice is discussed. The implementation of the designed algorithms in terms of core building blocks and interfaces within the software is described and the verification of the GNSS algorithm is carried out by checking basic performance using sample data; and the GSM-R/UMTS algorithm is verified by using dedicated simulated data inputs. Finally, the verification of the hybridisation method based on representative inputs in shown.

  D5.2 Report with the STPS.GSM-R prototype description

This deliverable is the result of Task T5.2 “STPS GSM-R positioning prototype design, implementation and verification”, which is part of the work package 5 (WP5) “STPS algorithms design, implementation and verification”. This task aimed at designing, implementing and verifying the GSM-R angle of arrival (AOA) determination prototype. The prototype determines angle of arrival of the GSM-R signal with the aim of aiding the on-board train positioning. This document includes description of the AOA system model, and the AoA system blocks design such as antenna, front-end and digital signal processing.

  D5.4 Report with the STPS scenarios

This deliverable is the result of Task 5.4 “STPS Scenarios Implementation”, which is part of the Work Package 5 (WP5) “Design and implementation of the STPS for ETCS level 3”. This task aimed at the planning of the laboratory setup for testing the STPS PVT algorithms. The PVT algorithms are meant to give position, velocity and time fixes based on GNSS and WCT signals. The document describes the different parts of the laboratory and refers to other EATS deliverables where a further explanation of some parts can be found. Inside this deliverable itself, a comprehensive description of the RDG tool used to generate the observables data can be found.

  D6.1 Report with the lab results of the STPS

This deliverable is the result of Task 6.1 “Verification of the requirements of the STPS through laboratory testing”, which is part of the Work Package 6 (WP6) “Verification of the STPS for ETCS level 3”. This task aimed at the analysis and listing of the results obtained from carrying out the STPS PVT algorithms laboratory plan laid out in Deliverable 5.4. The performance of the main WCT and GNSS technologies as well as their most relevant combinations are tested and the results evaluated by means of unified KPIs which are described in Section 4. GNSS performance is analysed in Section 5, WCT performance in Section 6 and STPS performance in Section 7. The deliverable also includes a description of the RDG simulator models that are used in the simulated observables generation (Section 3) and the AoA prototype which is used to generate the angle of arrival information (Section 2). 

  D6.2 Report with the results of the verification of STPS RAMS req.

This deliverable is the result of Task T6.2 “Verification of the RAMS requirements of the STPS”, which is part of the work package 6 (WP6) “Verification of the STPS for ETCS level 3”. This task aimed at generating the Safety Case of the STPS and will be generated in order to assess the fulfillment of safety requirements and updating the safety case of the on-board ERTMS. This document starts by summarizing a number of recommendations which were introduced in the T3.2 and are relevant to the verification of the RAMS requirements. Moving forward, a safety case is presented by using the GSN (Goal Structuring Notation) method, followed by a HAZOPS (Hazard and Operability Study) and an FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis). Both parts were completed by identifying existing hazards and providing mitigation methods with the help of the relevant partners. Furthermore a discussion took place on how these safety assessment techniques fulfill the scope of this deliverable. Finally, the conclusions are summarized and EATS project recommendations defined along the text listed

  D6.3 Report with the results of the assessment of usability and operational rules of the STPS into ERTMS

This deliverable is the result of Task T6.3 “Analysis of STPS integration into ERTMS on-board equipment and ETCS level 3”, which is part of the work package 6 (WP6) “Verification of the STPS for ETCS level 3”. This task aimed at analyzing the usability of the STPS into the on-board ERTMS. This document starts by describing the scenarios to be tested and the test plan where the list of tests to be done and the details for each test to be carried out is identified. Then, the test are executed and the results are shown according to the use of STPS, odometer and both the systems. Finally, the main conclusions are exposed defining the usability of the STPS into the on-board ERTMS.

  D6.4 Report with the results of the assessment of certification/ regulation requirements

This deliverable is the result of Task T6.4 “Assessment of ETCS GNSS based STPS solution and certification/regulation requirements”, which is part of work package 6 (WP6) “Verification of the STPS for ETCS level 3” and Task T7.4 “Contribution to the ETCS laboratory testing standards.”, which is part of the work package 7 (WP7) “Verification, integration and validation of the EATS ETCS laboratory”. The tasks aim at listing and defining the results of the project that are likely to contribute to the standards.

  D7.1 Report with the integration of the EATS ETCS testing tools into ETCS lab

This deliverable is the result of Task T7.1 "Integration of the EATS ETCS testing tools into the EATS ETCS laboratory", which is part of the work package 7 (WP7) "Verification, integration and validation of the EATS ETCS laboratory". It describes the strategy to integrate the laboratory tools developed in WP4 "Design, implementation and verification of testing tools"., namely wireless communication emulators developed in T4.1 "Implementation and verification of the Wireless Communication Emulators (WCE)" [1] and the saboteurs developed in T4.2 "Implementation and verification of the saboteurs" [2], into the laboratory developed in WP2 "Requirements and architecture definition of the test setup for the on-board ERTMS/ETCS level 1, 2 & 3", Task T2.4 "Definition of the architecture of the test setup for the on-board ERTMS/ETCS level 1, 2 & 3 verification and safety assessment" [3]. The required test cases for the integration are defined and finally the results of the integration tests show the validation of the integration.

D7.2 Report with the integration of EATS Wireless Communication Emulators into ETCS lab

This deliverable is the result of Task T7.2 "Verification of the ETCS level 1, 2 & 3 test setup regarding the introduction of scenarios with dynamic response and EMI in the functions with wireless communication channels", which is part of the work package 7 (WP7) "Verification, integration and validation of the EATS ETCS laboratory". The task aims at employing the BTM and LTM Wireless Communication Emulators (WCE) for ETCS on-board unit laboratory testing. The required test cases for evaluating the behavior of the system in the identified scenarios are defined. This document includes the list of scenarios available in ETCS Laboratory and the noise/interferers to be emulated in the air-gaps. It defines the testing plan and identifies the list of tests to be done. The results of the tests and the analysis of the results are also included.

  D7.3 Report with the integration of the EATS saboteurs into ETCS lab.

This deliverable is the result of Task T7.3 “Verification of the EATS ETCS level 1, 2 & 3 test setup regarding the safety assessment”, which is part of the work package 7 (WP7) “Verification, integration and validation of the EATS ETCS laboratory”. The task aims at employing the Saboteurs for ETCS on-board unit laboratory testing. The saboteurs employed in the EATS Laboratory are: the interface saboteurs: BTM-INT, LTM-INT, ODO-INT, TIU-INT, DMI-INT, JRU-INT; and the physical level saboteurs: BTM and LTM. The required tests are identified to provide further evidences to the safety assessment based on laboratory testing. A testing plan is defined including the list of tests. The results of the tests and the analysis of the results are also included.

D7.4 Report with the contributions to the ETCS laboratory testing standards as Technical Recommendations

This deliverable is the result of Task T6.4 “Assessment of ETCS GNSS based STPS solution and certification/regulation requirements”, which is part of work package 6 (WP6) “Verification of the STPS for ETCS level 3” and Task T7.4 “Contribution to the ETCS laboratory testing standards.”, which is part of the work package 7 (WP7) “Verification, integration and validation of the EATS ETCS laboratory”. The tasks aim at listing and defining the results of the project that are likely to contribute to the standards.

 


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Project acronym
EATS

Project title
 ETCS Advanced Testing and Smart Train Positioning System


Project reference
FP7-TRANSPORT-314219

Project coordinator
CEIT (Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Técnicas)

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


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