Railway authorities normally utilise some kind of train
protection system apart from the normal signal system, to
be able to run trains safely. These are more or less
tolerant to driver mistakes and are called Automatic
Train Protection (ATP) systems. They consist of equipment
mounted along the wayside, i.e. the tracks, and equipment
mounted onboard each locomotive.
Some railway authorities such as the ROMANIAN STATE
RAILWAYS (SNCFR), currently have an old ATP system type
Keywords: railway, vehicle, protection.
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