Radio communications for safe and efficient Rail Operation


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Radio communications for safe and efficient Rail Operation

  1. 1. Radio communications for safe and efficient Rail Operation Ignacio Callén – V.P.International Sales
  2. 2. Who we are TELTRONIC is .... Innovating, developing and marketing the highest quality secure communications solutions.
  3. 3. 40 years of experience designing, manufacturing, implementing and supporting digital and analog systems and subscribers. Deep expertise in PMR for public safety, transportation, oil/gas, utilities and other professional segments worldwide. Offers a complete PMR suite: infrastructure, mobiles, hand portables, control centers and applications. More than 500 systems installed in 60 countries. A Worldwide Reputation in PMR
  4. 4. Key success factors ur stellar reputation is based on: Technological independence from third parties – own 100% of the technology: - Reliability of our end-to-end native IP products. - Added value subscribers. Manufacturing capabilities: On-site production Customer oriented - Readiness to customize to meet customer’s needs. - Delivery of turnkey systems – Project engineering - Maintenance and after-sales services +
  5. 5. Broadband PMR Vehicular consoles Standard TETRA terminals (mobile, handheld, dispatcher) Computer Aided Dispatch 911-122 Call Centres Transportation Control Centres Public Transport on- board equipments TETRA Radio modems P25 & TETRA infrastructure Delivering a complete PMR solution Solutions & Applications VIDEO FULL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS
  6. 6. Cost-effective solutions  Low maintenance cost  Energy savings  Low life cycle cost Rail challenges User satisfaction  Decrease journey times  Increase service frequency  Service quality and user comfort Safety assurance  No accidents  Continuous monitoring  Maximum reliability Efficient train operation  Increase line capacity  To move more people more quickly  Flexibility  Dynamic optimization of the operation  No service disruption
  7. 7. Communication based solutions Voice & Data
  8. 8. Telecoms networks: Where to set the focus  Better spectrum efficiency  Better coverage  Lower cost (CAPEX and OPEX)  Mission-critical features  Multivendor manufacturer support Private mobile radio systems are designed specifically to address the needs of professionals in need of fast communications and the ability to communicate within a work group simultaneously, with mission critical features
  9. 9. Communication requirements (I) • Voice calls to drivers, stations, depots, control centres, public address to passengers • Maintenance personnel • Security personnel • Integration with other agencies in mission critical operations (police, fire brigades, etc…) Voice & Securi ty Critica l Data • Management of alarms and events • Monitoring and diagnosis functions • Location applications • Circulation number assignment • Emergency messages TETRA has emerged by itself as the most used radio standard for metro systems. Hundred of references worldwide.
  10. 10. Communication requirements (II) Vital Data • Railway signaling applications (safety and protection systems):  Communication of protection systems: On-board  wayside  Communication Interlockings  Control Centre ATS  Communication between interlockings TETRA is a suitable alternative to support the wireless data requirements demanded by the signaling applications (as ETCS, CBTC or
  11. 11. Non- vital data • Video applications:  Video surveillance of cars from the driver and the control center  Images of the station in the driving desk when approaching. Multimedia entertainment for passengers • Remote maintenance (file downloading in depots, etc…) Communication requirements (III) Fixed cameras in stations, tunnels, etc.. On-board cameras Control CenterBroadband radio non-vital solution to complement the TETRA mission critical network Video display, management and recording
  12. 12. TETRA Added value for railways Comparing with other technologies, like commercial WiFi or GSM-R, TETRA has an excellent and better performance in aspects as:  Reliability  Proven technology. Very robust and resilient air interface  Best immunity against interferences  Standard layers for Quality of Service (QoS)  Availability  Ready for redundant design  no single point of failure  Maintainability  Network Management System with continuous monitoring  Licensed Frequency bands (UHF)  Control on radio resources  Single network – multiple separated user fleets with management of traffic.  Mobility  Scalability  IP native architecture  Security  Encryption services  Open and multivendor standard  Easy interfaces for end applications
  13. 13. TETRA Voice Services  Individual calls  Group calls  PABX/PSTN calls (with external gateway)  Group call to/from PABX/PSTN  Broadcast call  Ambience listening TETRA Data Services  Transmission in Circuit Mode Data with/without selectable degree of protection  Packet Data Service  Multi-Slot Packet Data  Short Data Messages (SDS) types 1, 2, 3, and 4  Concatenated SDS  Status Messages  Up to 3 Secondary Control Channels TETRA Standard Services
  14. 14. BACKBONE NETWORK SBS 1 SBS 2 SBS n-1 SBS n … N2A IP Network Control Node Third applications ISDN Mobile, portable and desktop terminals Control Center Elements of the TELTRONIC TETRA solution Project M anagem ent On-board equipment Infrastructure (TETRA & broadband) EN- 50155
  15. 15. Transportation projects management  Teltronic capability for integration of all elements  Turnkey projects  Product and solution customisation  Project Management
  16. 16. Transport scenarios
  17. 17. Rapid Transit scenarios Buses Tramways
  18. 18. - Voice & Data communications - Alarms / emergencies management - Public Adress and Intercomm calls - Location information: GPS/beacons - Monitoring of vehicles state Rapid Transit: TETRA communications Central Station Zone A Zone H Control Center Maintenance and security staff Drivers Stations
  19. 19. - Vehicles monitoring - Traffic regulation - Passenger Information Systems Traffic management: TETRA – ITS system - GPS location - Last beacon passed - Information about doors enabling/disabling - Alarms of the sub-systems in the bus/tramway (ITS system, ticketing system, passenger counting, etc…) - Alarms of the on-board radio - Number of passengers - Text messages from driver - Call request messages from the driver - Etc… - Text messaging to the driver - Text messaging to PIS panels - Activation of pre-recorded audio in PIS - Message to indicate ‘Start service’ - Temporary info about previous and next bus/tramway TRAMWAY CONTROL CENTER CONTROL CENTER TRAMWAY Real time information of the whole fleet of vehicles (*) Data transmission from ITS application through TETRA radio system . tramway project
  20. 20. Integration of ALL sub- systems TETRA radio access On-board ITS applicatio n Location equipment PIS Ticketing and passenger counters Public address and Intercomms Audio accesories On-board CCTV Broadband radio access RTP-300 DMI (Driver Machine Interface)
  21. 21. Typical metro scenario Metros
  22. 22. Remote Control of Integrated Communications Remote Control of Rolling stock (on-board connection to TCMS) Interaction with Passenger Information System Interaction with Public Address System Interaction with the Intercomm System Metro sub-systems covered by TETRA
  23. 23. - Fixed video (stations, track) / Mobile video (trains) - Recording (local/remote/by events) - Selection of cameras to monitoring - Video analysis Video surveillance – Security: Broadband FIXED CCTV MOBILE CCTV
  24. 24. IPBACKBONE NETWORK Global radio access for all the requirements TETRA ACCESS SBS s Control Node - Non-vital Data Transmission - Un-licensed frequency band (i.e. 5.8 GHz) - Coverage area ~2-3 km. TETRA coverage: - Voice and Critical Data communications - Signaling Data - UHF licensed frequency bands - Coverage area ~15 km ON-BOARD EQUIPMENT Antenn ae Communication rack, TETRA and Broadband Base Statio ns BROADBAND ACCESS LTE Coverage: - Critical Data - Signaling Data - Licensed frequency bands (UHF) - Coverage area ~10 km - High availability - QoS and Railway functions Broadband coverage
  25. 25. Communication Based signalling cenarios
  26. 26. ETCS Signaling solution: General verview  Allows for continuous control of train movements  Reduction in wayside equipment: In-cab signaling eliminates wayside equipment such as signals and track circuits between stations (decreasing maintenance costs).  Moving blocks: it will result in more efficient traffic (shorter headways), adaptability and improved safety. Radio based train control system – RBTC (ETCS) Source: Bombardier Inc,. CITYFLO and EBI
  27. 27. RA data solution for railway signalling VITAL DATA Railway signalling systems (ETCS, CBTC, PTC…):  Train-to-ground communication  Communication Interlockings  ATS Control Center  Communication between interlockings Environment description - Signalling systems needed to guarantee safety for passengers and freight (ETCS, CBTC, PTC) - Long distances and complicated areas. This leads to look for solutions based on communications - Terminals “only data” - Low traffic density (few trains per hour) / TETRA narrow band data rate is enough for the data requirements - Railways normative is generally required
  28. 28. ETCS over TETRA: Kazakhstan railways First ever TETRA network to support a rail signaling solution based on the European Traffic Control System (ETCS)
  29. 29. Kazakhstan railway • Uzen-Bolashak line (Turkmenistan border): 130 Km and 8 stations. Beginning of a long railway line linking Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkmenistan. • Zhetygen-Khorgos line (China border): 300 Km. Establishes a new route between China and Europe.  TETRA NEBULA infrastructure and special on-board terminals Scope of projects
  30. 30. Functionality covered by TETRA Voice calls: group, individual, emergency, ambience listening Localization (GPS) Monitoring, alarms, train sub-systems diagnosis ETCS Rail Signaling: Management of speed restrictions, Movement Authority Positioning report, Other informations as : speed restrictions, emergency breaks, train integrity, etc… Voice Critical Data Signalin g Data Continuous and real time communication (vital data applications – safety and security)A TETRA single Infrastructur e for Voice, Operational Data and
  31. 31. TETRA integration and validation in KTZ  Integration activities  Lab test (simulation environment)  Field test (real test scenario) Commission June 2012
  32. 32. Northern Railways of Colombia A TETRA single Infrastructure for Voice, Operational Data and Signaling Data
  33. 33. Northern Railways of Colombia • Chiriguaná – Santa Marta line: 246 Km and 17 stations. • Maintenance and traffic regulation of 3 freight companies, which transport coal from the mine (La Loma) to the ports in the north coast Scope of project  TETRA NEBULA infrastructure On-board terminals Dispatching units  Next phase (very short term): New CTC application and on-board signalling application  Integration with signalling company by Teltronic’s US
  34. 34. Functionality covered by ETRA Voice calls: group, individual, emergency Localization (GPS), Monitoring, alarms Rail Signaling application: Management of speed restrictions, Movement Authority, Positioning report Voice Critical Data Signalin g Data Continuous and real time communication (vital data applications – safety and security) A TETRA single Infrastructur e for Voice, Operational Data and
  35. 35.  912 Km from Moatize to the port of Nacala in Mozambique, crossing through Malawi.  End customer: Brasilian mining company.  Signalling and communication project awarded by Siemens Mozambique: Moatize – Nacala line Scope of project
  36. 36. Mozambique: Moatize - Nacala  TETRA coverage along all the line  Voice on-board terminals  Data on-board terminals – Integration with rail signalling solution  Data terminals for ground applications (derailment sensors) Project in deployment phase
  37. 37. Overview of Transport references
  38. 38. ETRA – Generalitat Valenciana Railways FGV, Spain SAMPOL – Mallorca Metro, Spain ALSTOM, CAF, ABERTIS – L9 Barcelona Metro, Spain MADRID METRO, CAF, ANSALDOBREDA –Madrid Metro, Spain ALSTOM – L12 Mexico D.F. Metro, Mexico CYS GROUP – L2 and LB Mexico D.F. Metro, Mexico SUPERVIA – Rio Railways, Brazil EFACEC – Oran and Constantine tramways, Algeria EFACEC-IKUSI – Tenerife tramway, Spain RUSSIAN RAILWAY –Moscu - St.Petersburg Line, Russia SIEMENS –Santiago Metro , L4 and L4A, Chile SIEMENS – Alger Metro, Algeria THALES - Buenavista-Cuautitlán, Mexico D.F., Mexico T-SYSTEMS –Nuremberg Metro , Germany FCC –Zaragoza tramway, Spain ODEBRECHT – Lima Electric Train, Peru DAXA – Northern Railways of Colombia FENOCO, Colombia NEWAG-Siemens – L2 Warsaw Metro, Poland KAZAKH RAILWAYS – RBTC signaling, Kazakhstan WITHUS –Seoul and Daegu Metros, Korea EUSKOTREN – Basque Country Railways, Spain EFACEC – Nottingham tramway, UK NEW JERSEY TRANSIT – USA FGC – Generalitat Catalana Railways FGC, Spain Examples of Transport Cases
  39. 39. Mallorca Metro Barcelona Metro Line 9 Mexico, Buenavista-Cuatitlán railway Madrid Metro Examples of Teltronic TETRA Rail Cases
  40. 40. Zaragoza tramway, Spain Lima Light Train, Peru Supervia railways, Rio de Janeiro Mexico Metro, Line B Examples of Teltronic TETRA Rail Cases
  41. 41. 1. Cost effective design: maximizing ROI 2. Flexible and scalable design 3. Integrated systems: Easy maintenance and better performance Conclusions Unique TETRA infrastructure for Voice, Critical Operational Data and Signalling Data Broadband systems for mobile and fixed CCTV integrated applications
  42. 42. Thank you for your attention! Riyadh, 6 May 2014