Automatic train protection

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ATP switchboard in a Taiwan Railways Administration DR2700 series carriage

Automatic train protection (ATP) in the United Kingdom refers to either of two implementations of a train protection system installed in some trains in order to help prevent collisions through a driver's failure to observe a signal or speed restriction.

Accidents and ATP[edit]

Accidents preventable by ATP[edit]

Accidents not preventable by ATP[edit]

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  6. ^ "Train derailment, 7/12/2014, Kaloyanovets, Bulgaria (Bulgaria)". European Railway Agency. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
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