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pdf0 2003 - March - Morrison and Simes - The Replacement of TransAdelaide's Operational CTC and PI System

Tony Simes - TransAdelaide

Alistair Morrison - ALSTOM Australia

This paper presents the following key topics for the TransAdelaide Control system replacement process:


Size 4.66 MB
pdf1 2005 - March - Aitken - From Teletype to Megabyte

John Aitken BE AMIRSE

Aitken & Partners, Consulting Engineers

In October 1877 Bell published construction details of his telephone invention. A NSW Railway engineer, Mr


Size 1.99 MB
pdf2 2012 - Oct - Burns - RAMS – is that when you have more than one sheep?

Peter Burns MBA BAppSci CPEng MIEAust MIRSE

PYB Consulting Pty Ltd

RAMS analysis and the setting of RAMS requirements (often expressed as single indices) are becoming common


Size 422.38 KB
pdf3 2013 - July - Hjort - Reducing Train Control Costs - The NSW Country Regional Network Experience

Graham Hjort BE(Hons), Grad Dip (Rail Sig)

4Tel Pty Ltd

Operation and maintenance of the Country Regional Network (CRN) was transferred to John Holland on 15 January 2012,


Size 569.64 KB
pdf4 2010 - Oct - Grady - Signalling Maintenance and Operations Experiences in a Fully Automated Modern Medtro System

Norm Grady Comp IRSE, FIE (Aust)

Manager, Network Planning & Development – Metro Trains Melbourne

The purpose of this paper is to recount the author's experiences in the


Size 2.06 MB
pdf5 2015 - October - Tipper - Signalling the Layout or Signalling the Train?

Paul Tipper BSc

P.R.Tipper Pty Ltd

The conventional practice of placing signals onto a track layout to meet operational requirements often fails to achieve the aim of the


Size 614.09 KB
pdf6 2010 - March - Neist - Keynote Address IRSE AGM & Technical Meeting Brisbane

Len Neist Chief Executive ITSRR

Thank you for the invitation and opportunity to present a paper at your Annual General Meeting. One of the most significant safety risks that require


Size 90.2 KB
pdf7 2005 - Oct - Choo & Harris - Getting the Right Balance in Delivering an Enhanced Automatic Train Supervision Capability for the SMRT Rail Network

Choo Siew Aun Senior Manager, Signals

SMRT Trains Ltd. Singapore

Mike Harris Project Manager

Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd. United Kingdom

Which comes


Size 952.47 KB
pdf8 1998 - Nov - Grady - Jolimont Rationalisation Project

Norm Grady

Project Manager, JRP

The Jolimont Rationalisation Project (JRP) is a multi-element project which has permanently changed the operational characteristics of the


Size 315.85 KB
pdf9 1996 - July - Thornton - Australian Submarine Corporation - Logistic Support in a Commercial Environment

Jock Thornton

Australian Submarine Corporation

In June 1987, the Royal Australian Navy let a contract to the Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) to design and build six


Size 871.34 KB
pdf10 2008 - Nov - Skilton & Clendon - Signalling Considerations for Electrification of the Auckland Metropolitan Rail Network

John T Skilton, CPEng, BE (Elect) Hons, MIRSE, MIPENZ, ONTRACK

James D Clendon, CPEng, BE (Elect) Hons, MIPENZ, Booz & Co.

By 2013 it is proposed that the Auckland


Size 76.04 KB
pdf11 2014 - July - Hillcoat & Clancy - Increasing capacity in the Hunter Network - Streamlining train control

Brett Hillcoat G.C.Mgmt, Dip Bus Prog

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Michael Clancy B.Ed

Australian Rail Track Corporation

The Hunter Valley Rail Network is a mixed


Size 1.16 MB
pdf12 2007 - July - Bilston - Design Development of Communications System for the Pilbara Iron Ore and Infrastructure Project

Simon Bilston B Eng, MIEAust

Ansaldo STS Australia Pty Ltd (Formerly Union Switch & Signal)

This paper will discuss, as a case study, the design development for the


Size 2.04 MB
pdf13 2013 - July - Hunter - Keeping the Cost of Projects Low - Benefits from Using Systems Engineering

Hugh Hunter MSc MBCS MIRSE Senior Consultant

Frazer-Nash Consultancy

We often read press statements slating a range of engineering projects for wasting taxpayer money. These


Size 1.62 MB
pdf14 1985 - Nov - Gavan - Train Radio Victorian Style - Part 2

P. J. Gavan

Manager, Communications V/Line

When the train radio communiations service requirements were examined it was shown that they formed two distinct groups. There was a


Size 837.51 KB
pdf15 2002 - November - Baker - Connex New Rolling Stock Procurement Experience The X'TRAPOLIS

Mr Brett Baker BE MBA MIRSE

Project Manager Connex New Rolling Stock Project

The approach adopted to the procurement of the New Rolling Stock for the Connex Network in


Size 304.49 KB
pdf16 1984 - March - Dean - Picton Control Centre - Signalling Aspects



In 1950 the majority of the Westrail system was single line, operated under the rules applicable to the Train Electric Staff System or the Train Staff


Size 1.38 MB
pdf17 2006 - July - Blakeley - Smith - Appreciation and Testing Communications Circuits ( For Signalling Engineers )

Andrew Blakeley-Smith BSc (Hons) MIEAust MIRSE

Andrew Blakeley-Smith & Associates

Railway signalling technology has evolved over the years from the primary discipline of the


Size 484.23 KB
pdf18 2006 - Nov - Furniss - The In Cab Activated Points System Enhancement for Trans Australia Railway

Paul Furniss BEng (Hons) CEng MIET

Australian Rail Track Corporation

The In Cab Activated Points System is a system which provides the Train Crews with a window of opportunity


Size 654.21 KB
pdf19 2011 - July - Allan - The Application of Distributed Architectures on Vital Interlocking Systems

Dwayne Allan B Eng (Hons), PGradCert (Railway Signalling), AMIRSE, MIEAust, CPEng

Siemens Ltd.

Distributed control systems have their heritage in manufacturing, process or


Size 5.03 MB