Railway Safety Systems
SmartSwitch represents a smart solution for applications where a small number of switches (max 15) is operated individually. Typically these are unsecured districts of railway stations with one or max. two engines. The traffic is not controlled by signals but only by instructions of operating staff.
To throw-over a switch command can be given by several means: local button-panel, central control panel, DTMF wireless station, shunter's mobile terminal (handheld), engine on-board computer. Switches can be set individually or route-wise.
Position of a switch is indicated by omnidirectional signal. The position can be also indicated on a button-panel, mobile terminal or on-board computer.
SmartSwitch is equipped with a switch occupancy check. If SmartSwitch is equipped with integrated axle counter it is possible to activate function which can operate switches according to the direction during trailing-point movement.
SmartSwitch increases the safety and protects health of yard workers. Switches can be operated without risky work in yard and physical effort.
|Basic technical parameters|
|Max. number of controlled points||approx. 15|
|Max. distance of the controlled point machine||approx. 200 m|
|Max. distance of the remote control unit||unlimited|
|Occupancy detection||axle counter, track circuit|
|Remote control||DTMF radio, handheld / Smartphone, on-board terminal|
|Remote diagnostics||yes (SMS)|