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1. (WO2018039460) COLLISION PROTECTION AND SAFETY SYSTEM FOR RAIL VEHICLES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/039460    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/048428
Publication Date: Fri Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 25 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B61L 23/24
B61L 23/06
B61L 23/14
B61L 25/02
G08G 1/005
G08G 1/01
Applicants: HARSCO TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Inventors: BAILEY, Shannon, L.
Title: COLLISION PROTECTION AND SAFETY SYSTEM FOR RAIL VEHICLES
Abstract:
The present disclosure relates to a railway collision protection and safety system having a vehicle device located on rail vehicles at a work zone, a personal protection unit located with rail workers at the work zone, and a dispatcher processor at a control center. An authority limit within the work zone may be determined by the dispatcher processor, and an authority exceeded signal is sent to the rail vehicle when the rail vehicle is determined to exceed the authority limit.