Driverless Metro Train with Automatic Crowd Control System

Driverless Metro Train with Automatic Crowd Control System

Saurav Goswami (Assam Don Bosco University, India), Semina Mehjabin (Assam Don Bosco University, India) and Parismita A. Kashyap (Assam Don Bosco University, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8493-5.ch004
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Abstract

This chapter discusses about a prototype of Driverless Train Operation (DTO) mode. In DTO, driving is controlled and monitored automatically, without human assistance. A train attendant can intervene in emergencies. The automatic driving system takes care of the departure, the movement between two stations, and the automatic and precision stopping of the train and opening of the doors. If required, the door is automatically opened again. When passenger volume is high, additional trains are automatically sent into operation straight from the depot at the push of a button. The driverless metro train in our work is basically an embedded system based framework, which is designed to provide solutions for smooth a human machine interface while controlling high speed metro train using automated actuation and regulation mechanisms. In this work, the modeling of the metro train is done in a more precise way using an AVR microcontroller.
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In order to establish a safe, reliable railway system, it is important to achieve an integrated system that comprehensively controls individual subsystems throughout the entire process, including design, manufacturing, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning.

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