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1. EP2125483 - Vehicle detection system and method

Office European Patent Office
Application Number 08727699
Application Date 15.01.2008
Publication Number 2125483
Publication Date 02.12.2009
Publication Kind B1
IPC
B61L 29/30
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
61RAILWAYS
LGUIDING RAILWAY TRAFFIC; ENSURING THE SAFETY OF RAILWAY TRAFFIC
29Safety means for rail/road crossing traffic
24Means for warning road traffic that a gate is closed or closing, or that rail traffic is approaching, e.g. for visible or audible warning
28electrically operated
30Supervision, e.g. monitoring arrangements
B61L 29/24
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
61RAILWAYS
LGUIDING RAILWAY TRAFFIC; ENSURING THE SAFETY OF RAILWAY TRAFFIC
29Safety means for rail/road crossing traffic
24Means for warning road traffic that a gate is closed or closing, or that rail traffic is approaching, e.g. for visible or audible warning
CPC
B61L 27/0061
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
61RAILWAYS
LGUIDING RAILWAY TRAFFIC; ENSURING THE SAFETY OF RAILWAY TRAFFIC
27Central traffic control systems ; ; Track-side control or specific communication systems
0061Track-side multiple control systems, e.g. switch-over between different systems, "2 out of 3"-systems
Applicants CENTRAL SIGNAL LLC
Inventors ASHRAF AHTASHAM
BALDWIN DAVID
Priority Data 2007088849 26.12.2007 US
87160906 22.12.2006 US
88493007 15.01.2007 US
96460607 26.12.2007 US
Title
(DE) Fahrzeugdetektionssystem und -methode
(EN) Vehicle detection system and method
(FR) Système et procédé de détection de véhicule
Abstract
(EN)
An vehicle detection system is provided for tracking, detecting, and monitoring vehicles. The system and methods of the present invention are suitable for on track and roadway vehicles. In particular the present invention provides an improved and cost effective system and methods for tracking, detecting and monitoring locomotives and on track vehicles.

(FR)
L'invention concerne un système de détection de véhicule pour le suivi, la détection et la surveillance de véhicules. Le système et des procédés de la présente invention sont appropriés pour des véhicules ferroviaires et routiers. L'invention concerne notamment un système et des procédés améliorés et rentables pour le suivi, la détection et la surveillance de locomotives et de véhicules ferroviaires.